Animal Spirit Series

“Welcome to Friends of Red Lodge Animal Spirit Series.  The Animal Spirit Series is a collection of artist renditions of the different animal powers, symbols, medicine, gifts and sacred food sources. The set of six cards come in an attractive folder with a band showing the cards in that set. All cards are 4 1/4 x 5 1/2.

Title:  #96 | “Tobacco Bear”

“We should not pervert our traditional medicine gifts for healing.  Sickness is on the cigarette side and wellness is on the traditional side.  I used the Red Hand Society symbol in the center of the bear….

 

Title:  #238 | “Circle of Life”

Many tribal creation stories tell us that Earth was born on the back of turtle.  Since turtle carries its home on its back, it has also been recognized as having the ability to ‘manage’ in difficult circumstances…

 

Title:  #241 | “Protector of the Forest”

One evening an elder told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “my son, the battle is between two ‘wolves’ who lives inside us all…

 

Title:  #230 | “Brothers Respect”

The buffalo supplied virtually everything that the Plains Indians needed to stay alive; food, clothing, tools, and housing. “I love this land and the buffalo and will not part with it…

 

Title:  #270 | “Bedzeyh Te Hut”

(Caribou Clan) Koykukan Athabaskan, “In this picture, the Tribe petitions the spirit of the caribou of the Nulato mountains in the deep interior of Alaska. The people are seen in ceremony, paying respect, loving and honoring the life and way of ‘Bedzeyh’…

 

Title:  #291 | “Eagle Spirit”

Eagle represents a state of grace that is reached through inner work, understanding and passing the initiation tests that result from reclaiming our personal power.  Eagle Medicine is the Power of the Great Spirit…

 

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