Native American Totems

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Vulture Totem Meaning

Vulture Totem Meaning

I'll just start out with saying that never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would write a post about the meaning of the vulture totem. I honestly had not given much thought that there would even be a totem for what most would consider a disgusting bird. What I...

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Red Kite Totem Messages

Red Kite Totem Messages

Except for pictures, I have never seen a red kite; I have heard of them but have never had the pleasure of seeing one in nature. The other day, I was talking to my good friend AJ Ashley who lives in the UK. AJ has been visiting an area on a regular basis with her...

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The Sparrow Totem

The Sparrow Totem

I had not really given this much thought in the past but the Sparrow must have been one of my mother's power totems. I was reminded of her attraction to this bird of somewhat lowly status in today's society a couple of weeks ago by an event that I will share with you...

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Bee Totem

Bee Totem

I had not really considered that there was a bee totem until just a few days ago. I'm not sure why it occurred to me to even look it up. Well, that is not entirely true because I was meditating on a frame of mind that I have been in when a bee caught my attention and...

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Duck Totem

Duck Totem

If you have landed on this page after having done a search, you might be feeling a connection with the duck totem. As I write this post today the mating season and raising of young is in full swing for the birds and fowl of my area of the planet. I have been observing...

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Totem Of The Wolf

Totem Of The Wolf

We are going to look at the totem of wolf today but in a more specific manner than I normally do. Last week, one of my readers stated that she wished that she could find out what her birth totem was. So, today we are going to look at the animal spirit that has been...

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Beaver Totem

Beaver Totem

Today marks 61 years since I came into this life journey. Being born on April 22nd gives me the birth totem of the beaver. In the animal world beaver is the builder and the doer of things. Being strong in both water and earth energy there is a strong sense of family...

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Bird Totem Of Wren

Bird Totem Of Wren

As I reflected about which totem to write about this week, the thoughts of the bird totem of wren came to my mind. Perhaps it is because I am hungry for Spring to arrive and the wren totem has its cycle of power in the season of Spring. It may also be because there...

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Snake Totem

Snake Totem

I thought we might talk about the Snake totem since the Chinese New Year has just begun and this is the year of the snake. People with actual Snake medicine are very rare, that doesn't mean that the spirit of snake does not work with people. It just means that people...

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