Turtle Symbol- I love the Native American Indian Symbols. This website has a huge variety of symbols with their meaning including the power animal symbols. Great for kids craft ideas!!! Endless ideas. Paint on rocks, just an idea.
Check out this site for an illustrated Dictionary of Symbols and Signs. Native American Indian symbolism with Symbols and Signs. The Native American Symbols and Signs provides pictures of each Indian symbol.
Peacock Symbol Christianity - Immortality, incorruptible soul Roman coin - princesses high status Persian - psychic duality of man (related to myth of Gemini) Hindu mythology - innumerable eyes / starry firmament Sources: "A Dictionary of Symbols" by J.E. Cirlot. OK. LAST ONE.
One of the best symbolic resources. A little too general at times, but seriously great. See also http://www.muhsd.k12.ca.us/cms/lib5/CA01001051/Centricity/Domain/520/English%203/Unit%201%20--%20Early%20American%20Lit/ArchetypesandSymbols.pdf
A Dictionary of Symbols by Jean Chevalier,This remarkable and wide-ranging book is an inventory of symbols and the symbolic imagination. The editors and their fifteen contributors are drawn from a variety of scholarly backgrounds—including anthropology, ethnology, psychotherapy and art history.