The icons representing Ghost River Rediscovery's values and the camps are drawn from the rich history of many First Nations' traditions. Here are the icons and their inspirations:


Turtle

Based on a turtle petroglyph attributed to Algonkian-speaking First Nations (Ontario)

 

Moon

Moon depicting four stages and ebb and flow of tides, in Haida style (British Columbia).

 

Black Bear

Bear in Northwest Coast native style (Alaska).

 

Coyote

Based on a coyote petroglyph of the Coso People (California), believed related to the Northern Paiute Nation.


 

Eagle

Sioux symbol for eagle, meaning leadership (Great Plains).

 

Jumping Mouse

Jumping Mouse is based an American Indian legend, Nation unknown.

 

Buffalo

Based on a Blackfoot symbol for buffalo (Southern Alberta).


Grizzly Bear

Based on a prehistoric Aboriginal petroglyph of a grizzly bear paw (South Central Saskatchewan)


Mountain Spirit

Apache Mountain Spirit Dancer headdress (Southwest United States).

 

Wolf

Based on a petroglyph of the Halkomelem Salish on Gabriola Island (British Columbia)

 

Beaver

Beaver in the Ojibway style (Ontario).


Sabe

Sasquatch, Northwest Coast style, (British Columbia).

 

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