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Native (Indian) Symbolism

NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN SYMBOL MEANING KOKOPELLI FLUTE PLAYER....According to the many stories about him, this humped-back flute player has a bag of songs on his back and is said to travel from village to village.  His songs bring fertility to the crops, to women who desire to have children; he entertains the children and his songs also bring healing and love. BEAR....power, protection and strength EAGLE....strength, courage, wisdom and keen sight WOLF....a guide, intelligence, steadfastness, protection BUFFALO....abundance, generosity, strength, survival, healing, soul carrier or sunkisser ARROWHEAD....alertness GILA MONSTER....sign of the desert HORSE....swiftness / journey SNAKE....defiance / wisdom DEER TRACK....plenty game MAN....human life LIGHTENING ....spirit LIGHTENING ARROW....swiftness WATER WAVES....constant life

Indian Animal symbolism

Animals Used in Indian Symbolism Alligator  - Survival, strength and aggression. Avanyu - the feathered skysnake  - Frequently found in Tewa, Keres and Zuni pottery and in some jewelry. He is the storm bringer, the changer of seasons. Connected with lightning, thunderstorms and violent, sudden change. Antelope  - Symbolized partnership, grace and speed. Badger  - Fierce hunters and honorable healers. Also have spiritual powers. Their tracks may signify health and strength as well as a way of summoning the power of the animal spirit, or as an indication of the presence of the spirit. Badgers are revered as healing animals and as tenacious hunters. Their tracks may signify health and strength. Bear Paws/Tracks are also symbols of authority and leadership.  Bear  - Symbolized steadiness, patience, pragmatism, balance, big hearted and secure, first helper, direction protector from the west Bear Paws are usually considered a way of summoning the power of the animal spiri

Native American Hopi Symbolism

Native American Hopi Symbolism Hopitu-shinumu (Hopi) means  Peaceful People ; this serves as a background to understanding their use of symbols. The Hopi are expert craftspeople, and possess uncommon agricultural skills. Their  connection  with the land, cultivating, and harvesting is truly superior. Specifically, their ability to skillfully coax yielding corn from the desert sands is to be commended. This connection to earth, and nature is constantly exhibited in Hopi symbols. A few Hopi symbols and their meanings are provided here with an aim to bring about understanding and respect to these diverse and skillful people. Mother Earth or Maze Symbol: This is a common symbol among many Native American tribes, including the Hopi. One of its representations is that of mother and child, the connection of earth mother to us as her children. The beginning, straight center-line represents the child – or our philosophical beginnings – the surrounding maze represents