The Hoof Print Symbol - Meaning
There were so many tribes of Native American Indians it is only possible to generalise the most common meaning of the Hoof Print 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 and clothes.
The meaning of the Hoof Print symbol represented the number of horses that were taken on a raid. Horses were highly valued by the Native American Indians and the above symbol indicates that the warrior who displayed this sign had captured three horses. Ponies and horses were decorated with symbols, click Horse War Paint to view the hoof print symbols shown on the picture on this page. The introduction of the horse transformed the Native Americans into nomadic hunters and warriors of the Great Plains.
Native American Indians - Hoof Print 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 Hoof Print symbol.
The clothes, tepees and all of his belongings was decorated with the 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.
The Hoof Print Symbol
Hoof Print Symbol
- The Hoof Print symbol of Native Americans
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Pictures and Videos of Native Americans
The Hoof Print symbol. 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 - Hoof Print. 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.