Symbolic Animals act as teachers and guides with characteristics that  can be learned from. Each animal represents and symbolizes human traits, personality and values.


BEAR

The bear is a thoughtful creature and represents strength, family, vitality, courage and health.  

 

HUMMINGBIRD

The hummingbird teaches you to appreciate and love the miracle of living. They are messengers of peace, and are very independent. They symbolize wonder and beauty.

 

OWL

First Nations people perceived the owl to be linked with wisdom, foresight and the keeper of sacred knowledge.

 

RAVEN

The raven is crafty and inventive, using all that is available to him. Mischievous and curious, the Raven symbolizes creation and knowledge. He is there to show that every person sees the world in a different way.

 

SALMON

The Native Salmon Symbol symbolizes abundance, perseverance, persistence, determination and dependability. For thousands of years the Salmon have been the primary food source for the Northwest Coast Native Americans and are highly respected.

 

WHALE

The Whale is known to help people in need when we are helpless or wounded. The whale symbolizes kindness, intelligence and compassion.

ANIMAL SYMBOLISM Grades K-2