Picture Dictionary of Native American Symbols
The Native American Dictionary of symbols provides a complete list of symbols and signs in alphabetical order providing their meaning and interpretation with pictures of the symbols, signs, motifs and icons.
Native American Symbols - Meanings of Animal Symbols
This section covers the symbols and meanings of a variety of different animals. Animal symbols are very special to the Native Americans. Native American Animal symbols and totems are believed to represent the physical form of a spirit helper and guide. Learn about the meaning of Animal Symbols including animals such as the Deer, Fox, Gila Monster, Raccoon, Snake, Turtle, Wolf & Horse.
Native American Symbols - Color Symbolism
This article will allow you to gain an insight into the color meanings and symbolism of the secret and mysterious symbols used by Native American Indians. Understand the significance of pictures Native Americans - such as the Iowa Indian picture. What is the significance of the red and black face paint? Native American Indians believe that certain colors have religious, or sacred, meanings and connotations.
Native American Symbols - Meanings of Bird Symbols
Native American Symbols, like the Bird Symbols, can vary in meaning from one tribe and culture to another. Because of their amazing power of flight, many birds are revered as bringers of messages and symbols of change. They include song birds, water birds and birds of prey and the creatures of legend and mythology such as the thunderbird and the Piasa Bird.
Native American Symbols - American Indian Tattoos
Native American Symbols are often used in tattoos featuring pictures and the culture of American Indians. The significance of different designs of American Indian tattoos varied as did the reasons for adopting tattoo traditions. American Indian tattoos might be symbolic marking an important event such as a rite of passage in a person's progress in life from one status to another, coming of age or a initiation which was often accompanied by ceremonies. This article provides ideas and inspiration for symbols to use on tattoos.
Native American Symbols - Grave-posts
The Native American Indians venerated their dead and grave-posts were used by some tribes to commemorate the life of a brave warrior or chief. The picture drawings on grave-posts consisted of symbols that represented the life of the deceased Native American Indian, his family, his deeds of courage against enemies or during hunting parties and also and wounds that were received in battle.
Native American Symbols - The Interpretation of Symbols
The interpretation of Symbols reveals secrets of the rituals and traditions of Native Americans, an understanding of their legends and mythology and their unique view of the world and their surroundings. The enigmatic symbols of the the Mississippian culture of the Mound Builders are difficult to interpret. The true meaning and interpretation of their symbols can never really be known and their meanings, and some of our conclusions, are based on best guesses by piecing fragments of information together.