Bison Power Pendant
Bison 1 • Heal the Soil • Rethink Agriculture
L I V E A U T H E N T I C A L L Y
Upcycled, non-toxic, brass. Modern, rooted in ancient design. Many years in the making. Hand-patinaed one at a time. The woven chains are hand woven by a group of women. All chains are also adjustable, upcycled, and non-toxic. Please specify your preference for chain type and length in your order.
Black ribbed cord
• The Native American Indians recognized the Bison as a
symbol of strength and unity.
• To reestablish a healthy Bison population on tribal land
would reestablish hope for Native American Indian people.
• Bison medicine included manifestation, protection, knowledge,
courage, challenge, survival.
• Bison strong bodies ground them to the Earth. They are the
uniting force between things Earthly and unEarthly.
• Bison is connected to the Root Chakra. It is red. It represents
stamina and will.
• They are the story of survival and how to prosper in the
face of adversity.
• Red is the color. The direction is North.
• The number 1 is the number of unity and leadership
• The number 1 represents a true pioneer. It is the
divine origin of the universe and the root of
all opportunity in our lives.
• The number 1 is the most self sufficient number.
• Breastplates were worn as armor, protection in battle.
• Breastplates gave the warrior protection
• The Comanche tribe were the first to wear them in
the 1800s and it was adopted by many other tribes
of the Great Planes including the Crow, Sioux,
• The original are made of a long cylindrical bone.
• In the outer circle representing the sacred hoop of the medicine
wheel (a symbol of all creation) - 4 directions and the 4 stages of
life are represented.
• The number 4 is sacred unto itself as it represents the 4 seasons,
the 4 human needs (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual)
the 4 kingdoms (animal, mineral, plant and human) and the
stages of life.
• The circular shape of the wheel represents earth, Sun,
Moon and the cycles of life, the seasons and day to night.
• The Red Hawk Feather
• The broken arrow symbolize making peace with oneself,
others and the Earth. Always choosing the path of Peace.
• All-Seeing Shaman Eye
• The 7 lines in the circle represent