Brown represents earth and is seen commonly in nature. It's often associated with humility, an agricultural lifestyle and simplicity. Brown is the least favorite color named by the public, and men are more likely than wo... More »

The bear is generally feared and admired at the same time for its strength and power. In Native American culture, the bear symbolizes strength, confidence and courage. More »

The brown butterfly is a Native American symbol for important news. This symbol does not indicate if the news is positive or negative. It is closely related to the black butterfly symbol, which indicates important bad ne... More »

The river is typically used to symbolize the power of nature. A river is also often used as a symbol of fertility, as it fills the soil surrounding it with moisture. The river is also used as a symbol of the passage of t... More »

The mermaid tattoo symbolizes sensuality, femininity, the moon, intuition, temptation, danger and dual nature. This tattoo first became popularized in the early 20th century by sailors. Since then, many women have adopte... More »

Although symbols have a host of meanings and nuances in various cultures, blackbirds are historically associated with evil in Western culture due to their color. In Christian tradition, they were recorded in the 12th cen... More »

The color yellow typically symbolizes happiness, warmth, sunshine and optimism; in traffic signs yellow symbolizes caution. Yellow can also indicate illness, such as in the yellowing of the skin with jaundice. In some re... More »