There is a legend told by the native people from the Great Lakes region speaking about a young girl who loved the lake and all the beings that lived there. She would rather play down at the lake instead of other children in the area.
She loved all the water animal people and they loved her in return. She especially loved the loon family.
One day the girl did not come home and her parents feared for her. The next spring a new loon family came to the lake and set up a home near the lodge of the girl’s mother and father.
One evening the girl’s parents heard a different kind of loon song. They found if they concentrated they could make out human words. It was their daughter!
Transformed into one of the loons she loved so much.