More than 50% of state names are based on Native American words. Twenty-seven state names have Indian meanings including Utah, named for the Ute tribe; Kentucky, which means planted field in the Iroquois language; Kansas, named for the Kanza (Kaw) tribe; and dozens more. – from our Native American Facts & Trivia
Community, precise vision, good boundaries, lively, courageous, intuition, heart energy.
Sensitivity, guidance, searching, extended senses, underworld, hidden treasure, digger.
Good boundaries, good defense, courage, cleansing, heart-forward, rebellious, impulsive, authentic.
Ability to change the environment, health, success, light and dark, communication, swiftness, energy.
Headstrong, longevity, steadfastness, wisdom, self-esteem, primal feminine energy, crown chakra.
Innocence, scrutiny, order, organizer, eye for details, grounded, super-aware, temerity.
Intelligence, camouflage, nocturnal.
Smart, clever, sensible, grounded, group-minded, proper use of deception, strategic, surprising.
Grounded, practical, avoidant, spiritual truth, understands denial, truth and justice.
Playful, friendly, dynamic, joy, helpfulness, sharing, love of young, sensibility without suspicion.
Wisdom, deception, intuition, insight, messenger, mystery, freedom, secrets, stealth, vision.
Sacrifice, chastity, faith, humble, self-denial, enduring, strong, magical.
Protection, hidden emotions, introspection, caution, careful decisions, multi-dimensional, dark and light.
Communication, beauty, guide for wisdom, mockery, language, prophecy, verbosity, promise.
Immortality, dignity, self-confidence, self-esteem, knowledge, refinement, beauty, sexuality, pride.
Resilient, unselfish, rising above, friendliness, responsible, safety, camaraderie, bounty.
Self-discipline, order, purpose, community-minded, grace, self-confidence, spiritual.
Innocence, companionship, trust, curious, imagination, good-natured, non-interference.
Swiftness, industrious, constructive, preparedness, common goals, retreat, family, digger.
Companion on journeys to other worlds, grace, silent power
Native Americans often served as guides in the exploration of America. Many of their trails became emigrant roads, which were later followed by the railroads. – from our Native American Facts & Trivia
Group-work, team play, creator of harmony and group tolerance, protectiveness (especially toward children)
Fertility, artistic, in motion, hyper vigilant, joyful, lives by own wits, steps through fear.
Curiosity, disguise, explorer, secret, night vision, cleanliness, dexterity, seeker.
Stoic, sensitive, persevering, curious, imaginative, new beginnings, change, life force.
Fertility, stealth, scavenging, intelligence, enjoys luxury, intelligent, wealth, success, drive.
Magical, introspective, self-realized, courageous, transformational, messenger, psychic, divination.
Wisdom, solitary, insightful, solid, good judgment, paradox, stamina, freedom, longevity.
Mental agility, speed, opportunistic, multi-tasking, energy, busy, accomplishment.
Persistence, honesty, strength, flamboyant, upward reaching, eager, cocky, watchful.
Proud, intense, confident, wisdom, inspiration, can swim upstream, rebirth, determined, spiritual desire.
Transforming, strong, inspiring, chaotic, passionate, altered perception, death and rebirth, seduction.
Versatility, loud, easy-going nature, creativity, laziness, resourceful, opportunistic, freedom.
Confidence and grace
Love, longing, dilemma, active imagination, creativity, protection during change, dreamer, good luck.
Prowess, perpetual motion, hunter, survival, warning signs, workaholic, savior, guardian, superiority.
Reputation, presence, strength, demands respect, sensual, steady, pacifism, taking your time.
Protective, aware, solitary, tender nature, androgyny, healing, sensitivity, time and cycles.
Impulsive, primal energy, shrewdness, rebirth, transformation, initiation, and wisdom.
Balance, wisdom, creativity, communication, networker, cyclical, crafty, fate, protection.
Planner, gatherer, preparedness, awareness, sociable, playful, energy, prudence, resourceful.
Lord of the forest, masculine power of regeneration, signs.
Grace, balance and innocence, soul, love, beauty, elegance, transformation, dreams.
There are approximately 296 spoken (or formerly spoken) indigenous languages north of Mexico. Hundreds of other have entirely ceased to exist. – from our Native American Facts & Trivia
Strength, valor, power, energy, devotion, tactful, royal, illuminated, unpredictable.
Inner strength, luck, self-examination.
Generosity, life-giver, sharer, abundance, blessings, pride, virility, sacrifice.
Nurturer, shy, protecting, patience, strength, innocence, endurance, longevity.
Purity, innocence, dreamer, personal power, gentle, spiritual vision, other realms, faith, healing.
Strength, energy, ingenuity, stealth, wild, ferocious, aggressive, commanding.
Wisdom, provider, intelligence, kindness, deeper awareness, nurturing, navigator, communication.
Loyalty, perseverance, success, intuition, spirit, appetite for freedom, can be a loner.
Sensitive, protective, devotion, prophecy, progress, determination, balance, communication.
Clarity, motion, individuality, balance, illusion, instinct, free, wild, communal, playful, social.