Native American Symbols

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The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian inhabitants of North and South America and their descendants. Pueblos indígenas (indigenous peoples) is a common term in Spanish-speaking countries. Aborigen (aboriginal/native) is used in Argentina, while "Amerindian" is used in Guyana, but not commonly used in other countries. Indigenous peoples are commonly known in Canada as Aboriginal peoples, which include First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Indigenous peoples of the United States are known as Native Americans or American Indians and Alaskan Natives.

Symbols in this category:

Avanyu Symbol

The Avanyu symbol is one of the many snake-like deities that figure in the mythology of some Native American tribes, notably the Pueblo.

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Badger tracks

Identifying animal tracks of the Badger indicates a need for us to deal with creative powers.

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Bear (zodiac)

Bear: Aug 22 - Sep 21

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Bear tracks

Bear tracks indicate reflection and self-observation. Hibernation is also a form of self- reflection.

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Beaver (zodiac)

Beaver: Apr 20 - May 20

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Beaver Moon

November : Beaver Moon

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Bobcat tracks

Identifying animal tracks of the Bobcat indicates a balance between body, mind and spirit.

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Brothers Symbol

The Brothers symbol is depicted in almost every creation story among the Native American Indians.

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Butterfly Symbol

The meaning of the Butterfly symbol signifies transformation as the ugly caterpillar changes into the beautiful butterfly.

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Cactus Symbol

The Cactus is native to arid regions of America and is a plant which is adapted to extremely dry and hot environments having the ability to conserve water.

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Chunkey Symbol

The Mississippians were a highly competitive people and enjoyed the challenge of high stakes gambling and competition. Chunkey was the favorite game of the Mound Builders.

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Cold Moon Signs

December : Cold Moon Signs

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Cross in a Circle Symbol

Native American Indians were a deeply spiritual people and they communicated their history, thoughts, ideas and dreams from generation to generation through Symbols and Signs such as the Cross in a Circle Symbol.

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Crow (zodiac)

Crow: Sep 22 - Oct 22

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Crow Moon Sign

March : Crow Moon Sign

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