Meaning of the Harmony 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 Harmony symbol. Native American symbols are usually depicted by geometric portrayals of celestial bodies, natural phenomena and animal designs. Native American symbols and totems are believed to represent the physical form of a spirit helper and guide. An important part of daily life among many traditional Native American people was the maintenance of harmony and balance. Natural harmony and balance was necessary between the people and the natural world including animals, plants and natural features and phenomena. Harmony is a difficult subject to convey in a symbol which can immediately depict its meaning. The following sign has been used to depict a harmony symbol as is a Harmony symbol is also portrayed by the Rainbow Kokopelli Symbol.
The Harmony Symbol - Meaning
The "Rainbow Kokopelli" is a Yei deity who commands the rainbow, giving beauty to all those in harmony. It is thought that his sack was made of clouds full of rainbows or seeds. The "Rainbow Kokopelli" therefore represents the Yei symbol of harmony. The Kokopelli symbol is represented in a number of guises depicting his role as a source of music making and dancing and spreading joy and harmony. His hunchback represented the sack he carried which contained the seeds for the harvest, the songs he carried and beautiful rainbows. His flute was melodious and in harmony consisting of separate notes that, together, produced a compatible, pleasing and consistent accord with one another and with the whole.
The Harmony Symbol - Meaning
There were so many tribes of Native American Indians it is only possible to generalise the most common meaning of the Harmony symbol or pattern. Native Indian symbols are still used as Tattoos and were used for a variety of reasons and depicted on numerous objects such as tepees, totem poles, musical instruments, clothes and War Paint. Indian Tribes also used their own Colors for Symbols and designs depending on the natural resources available to make Native American paint.
Native American Indians - Harmony Symbol
Native American Indians had a highly complex culture, especially those who lived on the Great Plains.
Their religion was dominated by rituals and belief in a spiritual connection with nature and these beliefs were reflected in the various symbols they used such as the Harmony symbol.
The clothes, tepees and all of his belongings was decorated with art and included symbols depicting his achievements, acts of heroism, his various spirit guides or the most important events in his life. Every symbol used by an American Native Indian had meaning which can be accessed from Symbols and Meanings.
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Harmony. Discover the vast selection of pictures which relate to the History of Native Americans and illustrate many symbols used by American Indians. The pictures show the clothing, war paint, weapons and decorations of various Native Indian tribes that can be used as a really useful educational history resource for kids and children of all ages. We have included pictures and videos to accompany the main topic of this section - Harmony. The videos enable fast access to the images, paintings and pictures together with information and many historical facts. All of the articles and pages can be accessed via the Native Indian Tribes Index - a great educational resource for kids.