In Native American culture, the feather symbolized a number of things including strength, trust, honor, wisdom and freedom. Native Americans proudly displayed feathers in headpieces and wardrobes, or had the image tattoo... More »

Frogs are often associated with rebirth and renewal. They are also considered to be a sign of change or transformation. More »

According to Teleflora, different flowers symbolize various sentiments and mythologies derived from the flowers' names and characteristics. Flowers actually have a language of their own, called floriography, through whic... More » World View Symbolism

Although specific meanings vary from culture to culture, the butterfly is widely viewed as a positive symbol of personal transformation, freedom from previous struggles, renewal and hope. Its meaning differs slightly in ... More » World View Symbolism

The Miami tribe, originally centered in Wisconsin, Ohio and Illinois, lived in wigwam-style oval homes made of woven reeds. One structure in each village, a council house, was of a more permanent wooden construction. More »

In Native American culture, hummingbirds symbolize the bringing of fire, healing and helping others. In other cultures, such as shamanism, they carry similar symbolism, but may also represent the need for someone to let ... More »

Cultures throughout history have viewed owl sightings differently, with some believing that they are reminders to rely on personal wisdom and others that they are harbingers of death, sickness or general misfortune. The ... More »