The Brothers symbol is depicted in almost every creation story among the Native American Indians.
The brothers symbol as depicted in the Mississippian culture of the Mound Builders are also referred to as a heroes in Siouan traditions. The brothers are the sons of the deity Red Horn and strongly feature in the creation myth in the role of protectors. As hero figures the brothers overcame great odds to protect the people from enemies, monsters, animals, floods, drought and many other problems. The brothers symbol shows them wearing the ‘Forked Eye’ surround motif indicating their residence on Earth between the Upperworld ative American Indians.
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