Friday, December 15, 2006

Totem animal story

While Googling "deer totem meaning" (I'm putting a Deer Dude in Wings of Crow and wanted some ideas of what his magical powers might be), I found this lovely story by Lorna Tedder on how her elementary school-age daughter found her totem animal.

It's a really nice outline of how anyone can find their animal (my quiz notwithstanding), barring a trip to an actual practitioner of shamanism.

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I'm a Brown Bear. My dad is big into earth medicine and shamanism. He's even building a teepee by hand, taht we can wear our bear pelts inside during the winter.

Every Christmas we get the story about the spirit that moves through all things...

Imagine a bull-hunk German pretending he's a Native Canadian.

Posted by: Blogger Vivi Anna at 12/15/2006 1:26 PM

Cool, Vivi! Did your dad find your animal for you or did you do it on your own?

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 12/15/2006 2:12 PM

Y'know, out of context, that was a really weird-sounding question.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 12/15/2006 2:23 PM

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