In Native American Lore, the Raven is described as a creature of Change, symbolizing Metamorphosis & Transformation. The Raven is honored among Holy & Medicine men in some tribes. The Spirit of the Raven was called upon so visions could be clarified, and was also called upon in healing rituals and is thought to provide long-distance healing. Raven is seen as a bearer of magic & messenger of the cosmos. In some tribes Raven is looked upon as a Creator God.