Native American Symbols
This page lists all the various symbols in the Native American Symbols category.
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:
The Avanyu symbol is one of the many snake-like deities that figure in the mythology of some Native American tribes, notably the Pueblo.
Identifying animal tracks of the Badger indicates a need for us to deal with creative powers.
Bear: Aug 22 - Sep 21
Bear tracks indicate reflection and self-observation. Hibernation is also a form of self- reflection.
Beaver: Apr 20 - May 20
November : Beaver Moon
Identifying animal tracks of the Bobcat indicates a balance between body, mind and spirit.
The Brothers symbol is depicted in almost every creation story among the Native American Indians.
The meaning of the Butterfly symbol signifies transformation as the ugly caterpillar changes into the beautiful butterfly.
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.
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.
Cold Moon Signs
December : Cold Moon Signs
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.
Crow: Sep 22 - Oct 22
Crow Moon Sign
March : Crow Moon Sign
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