The Wheel of animal totems according to The Deer Tribe Metis Medicine Society governs your life. You will find that in the Eastern side of this Wheel, you will find your Spirit Guide that helps you in spiritual development and self-growth. When it comes to the Elk, you will find that the Grizzly Bear is the guide that teaches you on how to know yourself. This self-realization comes in the form of knowledge with the aid of dream interpretation and making these dreams real.
Harley Swiftdeer Reagan & The DTMMS
Harley Swiftdeer Reagan and the DTMMS have taught their members to become an interpreter of their dreams and how they can survive the trauma and the turmoil of life with the Grizzly Bear. The Bear teaches you on how to protect your home and your possessions. The Bear also teaches you on how you can walk with respect and dignity. The Bear teaches everyone on how they should never give away power to tyrants and how they can keep pace with their physical bodies. Those astrological signs that have the Grizzly Bear as their spirit guides are Elk (Sagittarius), Snake (Scorpio) and Raven (Libra).
Understand the 8 Totem Animals in the Wheel
You will find there are 4 totem animals that are sitting in the cardinal wing of the wheel to stabilize energy. The other 4 animal totems are sitting in the non-cardinal directions of the wheel to shift the energy. The animal that sits in the south east side of the wheel gives you insight into self-concepts and how you view the world with proper approach and attitude. If you take a look at the Elk position in the wheel, you will find that the Raven provides you knowledge with Sacred Laws, magic and laws of nature. The Raven is a very clever bird and it guides you on how you can work on problems to find solutions. You will see that people are always on the lookout for shiny edible things to eat that the other animals do not choose and would prefer not to go through. The Raven eats these things and change it into nutrients for life.
When you dream, you will often come across symbols. The animal that sits in the South-East gives you a clear definition of the symbols that you see in your dream. This gives you proper direction and a new approach to life. If you look at where The Elk is sitting, you will find that it is the Red Hawk does the job well. The Red Hawk is known as the communicator and the interpreter of language that helps you listen to the dialogue to your higher and lower self. The Red Hawk teaches you to view your inside circle that comprise of habits and patterns from near and far. It helps you get a new perspective and discover what the actual reality is.
Harley Swiftdeer Reagan and the DTMMS say that the totem animal in the Northwest teaches you on the Sacred Law and Scared Image. It helps you to draw a clear picture of the patterns that you need to work on so that you can shun the ones that are no longer beneficial for you. The final animal totem sits in the Northeast and teaches you how to relax and focus while you draft and design your life!