Red Tailed Hawk Tail Totem Pendant, hand carved from American Bison (buffalo) bone. Measures 2 1/4 inches tall and 1 3/4 inches wide. Comes on an adjustable cotton cord.
In the Native American tradition, man communicated with the Creator through interaction with nature; the birds, the forest, the animals.... Many chose or were given symbolic "power animals" whose strength or character reflected the human character traits of the individuals claiming the "power" of that specific animal. Additionally, they assist in understanding our past, and if we are attentive, our animal totems can reveal glimpses of our future.
The Hawk is a messenger. When it flies into you life, you need to pay attention to the subtle messages found in your surroundings and from those you come in contact with. Holding the key to higher levels of consciousness, this totem awakens vision and inspires creativity. It signifies union with The Great Spirit. The elements of Fire & Air are present in Hawk medicine.
The Red Tailed Hawk will soar beside the one whose own gift of psychic vision my be exceptionally acute. They will be protectors of Mother Earth and tread softly upon her, encouraging others to do the same.