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          • October 24, 2019 Meaning of the DREAMCATCHER (Legends, Symbols, and Purpose of the Dream Catcher)
            Have you wondered what the meaning of the dreamcatcher is? These beautiful pieces of artwork called the dream catcher - have many stories, legends, and purposes that make them a very important symbol of the Native American people. Watch this video to find out how to use a dream catcher and the meaning of a dreamcatcher. If you have always wanted to learn about how First Nations people symbolize the indigenous dreamcatcher, or maybe wonder the connection of the dream catcher and Halloween, you'll see what the 5 main components of this dream catcher are. Other native symbols, specifically native American symbols and meanings can be learned at our website tribaltradeco.com. We offer a huge selection of moccasins, mukluks and native gifts. Our indigenous lifestyle products including moccasins in Canada can be found by visiting Tribal Trade Co in Curve Lake First Nation or ordered online at tribaltradeco.com.
          • July 20, 2014 Aboriginal Elders
            Aboriginal Elders Elders are the spiritual and moral leaders of Aboriginal people and play a tremendous role in the community. Elders are those who teach younger generations and who pass on stories and knowledge. Elders are individuals who have a deep connect with their heritage and live their lives by example of traditional principles, morals and teachings. 
          • June 05, 2014 The Many Variations of Native American Headdresses
            The Many Variations of Native American Headdresses Aboriginal headdresses, no matter the type had to be earned to wear.Most headdresses were worn by men, like the warbonnet, roach and buffalo headdress. There is also a unisex headdress: the feather headband. And the female beaded tiara. These headdresses are adorned to those who have done something courageous, brave, someone who is of high authority and some are for formal regalia.
          • June 01, 2014 Meanings of the Spirit Animal: The Hummingbird

            Meanings of the Spirit Animal: The Hummingbird

            The hummingbird represents joy, and the perseverance of positivity through negativity. It represents the compassion in the things that you do. The hummingbird represents optimism and a playful outlook on life. The hummingbird is a strong independent spirit, and has the ability to adapt effectively to situations.
                           The hummingbird is a beautiful small bird that is awe-inspiring. It is fascinating because of the way it flies with grace in interesting ways: backwards and travels great distances. It moves swiftly, and changes its direction smoothly yet quickly.

            If you are to see a hummingbird, it is a sign to enjoy life’s simple things and take pleasure in them. If you spot a hummingbird it is to remind you to love the lightness in your emotional life, you’re encouraged to open up and embrace the joys presented to you. The hummingbird may also come to you and tell you to show more affection to your loved ones. Also, because of the hummingbird’s adaptability, it may suggest that you should accommodate your path in life to upcoming circumstances. But the hummingbird emphasizes strong flexibility and lightness in your approach to unexpected events. Stay light-hearted and you’re apt to succeed.

            If the hummingbird is your totem or spirit animal, you may have developed a strong adaptability and you are fast to respond to sudden demands with ease. You also have a high sensibility and feel subtle differences in your surroundings, sounds or expressions. This is good and may also be bad in some situations. It may lead to emotional instability because you are trying to adapt to your surroundings. On a positive note, you can easily make yourself happy and dispel negativity. You have the will to lift up your mood, and bringing you back to enjoy the simple things in life. And remember that even though the hummingbird is of the smallest birds, it is a striking and sensational bird that is capable of traveling great distances!