Animal Fetish Powers

Animal Powers

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Various animals and figures are used for particular purposes as they represent certain powers.

Zuni Eagle Fetish Carving
Spirit, Vision, Truth, a link to the Great Spirit
Zuni Bear Fetish Carving
Soul Strength, Power from Within, Introspection, Healing.
Zuni Mountain Lion Fetish Carving
Wolf – Teacher, Pathfinder, Clarity, Survival
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Mountain Lion – Leadership, Protection for Travelers and Success for Hunters
Zuni  Badger Fetish Carving
Badger – Aggressiveness, Perseverance
Zuni  Badger Fetish Carving
Mole – The Protector of the Underworld and Crops, Awareness, Introspection
Zuni  horse Fetish Carving
Horse – Power of Healing, Strength, Partnership
Zuni  Snake Fetish Carving
Snake – Transmutation: Life, Death, Rebirth; also very connected to lightning and important in Zuni ceremonies
Zuni  Turtle Fetish Carving
Corn Maiden – Strength, wisdom, creation – Life itself
Zuni  Turtle Fetish Carving
Butterfly – Beauty, Transformation, Change
Zuni  Turtle Fetish Carving
Turtle – Longevity, Tenacity, Oldest symbol of Mother Earth
Zuni  Coyote Fetish Carving
Coyote – Master Trickster, Laughter, Humor, Foolishness
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Rabbit – Gentleness, Innocence, Virtue, Serenity, Fertility
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Buffalo – Prophecy and Fulfillment
Zuni  Beaver Fetish Carving
Beaver – Diligence, Family Unity
Zuni  Fox Fetish Carving
Fox – Camouflage, Clever, Loyal
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Owl – Guardian and protector of the Home, True Wisdom, Ability to see what others cannot
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Frog – Invokes the spirits to bring Rain, Luck and Fertility
Deer – Grace, Agility and Speed
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Otter – Female side, Laughter, Curiosity
Dog – Loyalty, True Friend
Zuni  Buffalo Fetish Carving
Raven – Magic, Mystery, Shift in Consciousness
Mouse – Scrutiny, Attention to detail
Squirrel – Gathering, Planning
Zuni  Bobcat Fetish Carving
Bobcat (Lynx) – Clairvoyance, Secret-Keeper
Spider – Creativity

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