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October 7, 2010

Meaning of the stones in an Ojibway medicine wheel

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Placement of stones in an Ojibway medicine wheel

  1. Creator – Centre of life, the Medicine Wheel itself.
  2. Earth Mother – Gives us our home, and lives.
  3. Father Sun – Warms life, source of energy and light
  4. Grandmother Moon – Guides dreams and visions.
  5. Turtle Clan – The element of earth. Growth and life.
  6. Frog Clan – The element of water. Cleansing
  7. Thunderbird Clan – The element of fire. Energy
  8. Butterfly Clan – The element of air. Transformation
  9. The North – Knowledge and wisdom.
  10. The East – Daybreak,Illumination. Spirit.
  11. The South – Youth and innocence. Emotion.
  12. The West – Introspection, Looks within.
  13. Snow Goose – Direction
  14. Otter – Balanced female energy.
  15. Cougar – Leadership without insisting.
  16. Red Hawk – Observant. Messengers of the Gods.
  17. Beaver – Builder and do-er.
  18. Deer – Power and gentleness.
  19. Flicker – Music
  20. Sturgeon – Moving through life, swimming.
  21. Brown Bear – Sweetness of truth.
  22. Raven – Keeper of Sacred law.
  23. Snake – Power of creation. Transmutation.
  24. Elk – Stamina. To go the distance.
  25. Cleansing – To make clean. Purify
  26. Renewal – To begin again.
  27. Purity – Clean and innocent.
  28. Clarity – Unclouded. Free from darkness.
  29. Love – To delight in a higher state of appreciation
  30. Wisdom – Knowledge and sense. Intelligence and foresight.
  31. Illumination – To enlighten. Cast light upon.
  32. Growth – To become. To change from one state to another. To advance.
  33. Trust – To place confidence in the reliance on the integrity and friendship of another.
  34. Experience – Knowledge and understanding
  35. Introspection – To look inside.
  36. Strength – Power and vigour of mind.

Placement of stones in an Ojibway medicine wheel

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