Primary correspondences of the sacred direction North, according to Zuni tradition:

Clans: crane,  pelican grouse, sagecock yellow wooe, evergreen oak (almost extinct).
Colour: yellow.
Region of
: force and destruction, war.
: mountain lion.
: winter.
: wind, breeze or air.
Tree: Ponderosa Pine.
Zuni directional home: Home of barren regions.
Kiva: Hehe:wa.

About Running Elk

My given native name, Running Elk, was bestowed in 2008 as I took my first steps as a fully fledged Medicine Man of the Zuni tradition. A most unlikely candidate for the role, my journey as a healer began some four years prior. The detour onto the shamanic way was most unexpected, yet has been one of the most rewarding challenges to date.
This entry was posted in Zuni beliefs and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s