Find Your Native American Zodiac Symbol And Its Meaning!

Native American animal symbols were used for thousands of years as a source of meaning and symbolic representation for the many tribes of the Americas.

Native American Astrology believes that each of us have spirit animals corresponding to the day which we were born.

What is your spirit animal?  Find out below:

January 20th through February 18th – The Otter

The Otter
● Color – Silver
● Personality traits – Independent and friendly
● Compatible with – Raven, Falcon, and Deer
● Best day: Saturday
● Best time of the day: between 11 am and 1 pm, between 11 pm and 1 am

Otters have a positive aura about them. They are very intelligent and sociable animals. They are lovable and remain loyal to their lifetime partners. If the otter is your spirit animal, then you might also have the same qualities. You are bright and very perceptive to other people, especially your friends. This perceptive or intuitive gift makes you a very attentive person when it comes to the people you love. This also makes you a sympathetic and sensitive individual. Other people seek your company because you are a great listener and have a lot of support to give. Aside from that, honesty and bravery are also your strongest traits.

February 19th through March 20th – The Wolf

The Wolf
● Color – Blue-green
● Personality traits – Gentle and generous
● Compatible with – Woodpecker, brown bear, and snake
● Best day: Thursday
● Best time of the day: between 1 and 3 pm

While often perceived as fierce and mysterious, the wolf spirit animal has a very warm and passionate nature. The Native American Astrology defines this spirit animal as the lover in the zodiac – both physically and philosophically. The wolf is deeply emotional which makes this spirit animal the deepest in harmony with the matters of the heart and of the mind. Its real personality hides under a strong facade and character. The wolf is non-aggressive and is more emotional than what he/she appears to be. They are more than willing to give love. Behind a ferocious cover, the wolf is quite the opposite. They are gentle, loving and kind.

March 21st through April 19th – The Falcon

The Falcon
● Colors – Yellow or green
● Personality traits – Powerful and spontaneous
● Compatible with – Salmon or owl
● Best day: Tuesday
● Best time of the day: between 3 and 5 am

You may have noticed a falcon’s piercing eyes. One can admit, an enterprising aura springs from this animal. The falcon has a very strong personality when it comes to leadership and keeping focus. They are good decision makers as they have a sharp mind and are strong-willed. They focus on their goals and usually achieve them. Falcons do not falter in tight situations as they know exactly what they want. Falcons have their eyes on the target and are logically and practicality-driven. They are often workaholics as they make sure to finish their tasks on time. Their decision is usually always final and are quick to seize every opportunity they can get.

April 20th through May 20th – The Beaver

The Beaver
● Colors – Yellow or blue
● Personality traits – Determined and methodical
● Compatible with – Woodpecker, brown bear, or goose
● Best day: Friday
● Best time of the day: between 5 and 7 am, between 5 and 7 pm

Have you ever seen a beaver building its home, which is able to stand against the strong currents of a river? Beavers are very adaptable and flexible. They are good in business and are efficient in getting the job done. They are crafty in their techniques and know how to strategize business matters for them to get their desired output. Often considered very witty individuals, they can think fast in any given situation. Aside from these strong traits, beavers have a softer side to them. They can be loyal, sympathetic, obliging, and generous.

May 21st through June 20th – The Deer

The Deer
●Colors – Yellow or blue
● Personality traits – Smart, good communicator
● Compatible with – Raven or otter
● Best day: Wednesday
● Best time of the day: between 7 and 9 am, between 7 and 9 pm

The deer emanates a calm and silent energy. But beneath all of this is a creative individual with a profound sense of humor. Do not misunderstand them by their silence, because people who have this spirit animal are actually avid talkers. They are social butterflies and are great fun at parties. They light up the room and have natural intelligence, wit, and charm. Their fun personality makes them a welcome guest for a get together or a night out.

June 21st through July 21st – The Woodpecker

The Woodpecker
● Colors – Pink
● Personality traits – Sympathetic and protective
● Compatible with – Snake, wolf, and beaver
● Best day: Monday
● Best time of the day between 9 and 11 am, between 9 and 11 pm

According to the Native American Astrology, no other spirit animal is as supportive as the woodpecker. These individuals are known to be empathetic and understanding. They are not afraid to stand up for and support their loved ones, despite any difficult circumstance. Devoted to their loved ones and romantic to boot, woodpeckers are wonderful parents, partners, and friends.

July 22nd through August 21st – The Salmon

The Salmon
● Colors – Red
● Personality traits – Proud and confident
● Compatible with – Owl and falcon
● Best day: Saturday
● Best time of the day: between 11 am and 1 pm, between 11 pm and 1 am

A Salmon is creative, intuitive, and energetic. These individuals have self-confidence and are good at motivating other people. They have the natural ability to raise the morale of others due to their optimism and enthusiasm. In addition to these traits, a Salmon is also highly intelligent and generous. They often have a large circle of friends.

August 22nd through September 21st – The Bear

The Bear
● Colors – Brown, and purple
● Personality traits – Modest and practical
● Compatible with – Goose and beaver
● Best day: Wednesday
● Best time of the day: between 1 and 3 pm

Individuals who have the bear as their spirit animal are practical and generous. Although they are loving and gentle, bears are modest and shy. Even so, bears are brilliant creatures because of their temperamental personality and their ability to have a lot of patience. Perceived as a source of strength, those around bears seek to befriend them for their wisdom and support in overcoming sensitive matters. The humbleness of a bear is a beautiful quality, and is often coupled with a gentle sense of compassion that truly helps others.

September 22nd through October 22nd – The Raven

The Raven
● Colors – Blue and brown
● Personality traits – Charming and friendly
● Compatible with – Otter and deer
● Best day: Friday
● Best time of the day: between 3 and 5 pm

Another business enthusiast, ravens are keen individuals who have a natural talent for being entrepreneurs. They also have a certain charm, a natural charisma about them. Ravens are reliable, sometimes perfectionists, and in order to perfect things can resort to being manipulative. Even with these strong traits, these individuals are romantic and usually soft-spoken. However, when they are in relationships, they are usually more patient and spontaneous.

October 23rd through November 22nd – The Snake

The Snake
● Colors – Violet or orange
● Personality traits – Ambitious and impulsive
● Compatible with – Woodpecker and wolf
● Best day: Tuesday
● Best time of the day: between 5 and 7 am, between 5 and 7 pm

Snakes are symbolic of shamans. As such, individuals born under the snake have a link to the spirit world and are in close harmony with the spiritual side of others. These individuals are good spiritual leaders and healers which make them suitable in the medical profession. Amidst all the mystery, snakes can be funny in certain situations and are also helpful and inspiring to others. But even so, snakes have a habit of being secretive and are often exposed to higher levels of darkness, but through staying in their hearts they can truly be a source of wisdom.

November 23rd through December 21st – The Owl

The Owl
● Colors – Gold or black
● Personality traits – Adventurous and independent
● Compatible with – Falcon and salmon
● Best day: Thursday
● Best time of the day: between 7 and 9 am, between 7 and 9 pm

According to the Native American Astrology, owls can easily adapt to situations, are easy going, natural, and friendly. Like the owl that spans its wings for flight, individuals with this spirit animal are bold and adventurous. Owls are very talented as they blend and excel in different occupations: arts, theory, nature, and any other field because of their flexibility and resourcefulness. On a personal level, owls are sensitive and attentive individuals.

December 22nd through January 19th – The Goose

The Goose
● Colors – White and silver
● Personality traits – Serious and reliable
● Compatible with – Beaver, brown bear and raven
● Best day: Saturday
● Best time of the day: between 9 and 11 am, between 9 and 11 pm

The goose sets goals and is successful in achieving them. They are determined individuals and are ambitious. In fact, they are so ambitious that it’s possible, if they’re not careful, for them to trample on other people to get to the ‘top’. It’s important for them to remember the feelings of others, and to understand that real success is when everyone succeeds together. The goose has an insatiable drive that makes them so good at handling business ventures and the associated competition. When given the support of their loved ones, they can truly excel. Meaningful relationships help to soften the heart of the goose, and this brings out their sensuality as well.

Did you connect with your spirit animal?

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“Listen to the wind, it talks.
Listen to the silence, it speaks.
Listen to your heart, it knows.”
~Native American Proverb

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