Warnings: In olden times, Native Americans drew pictures on hides, on rocks and on bone. Some of their drawings were for enjoyment. Others had to do with their religion. Some of their pictures were messages. Some messages were left as warnings to others.
Symbol Stories: Native Americans symbols told a story. For example, a story might be, "In the year of the plenty food, people had time to talk together." In time, a sign for talking together was created.
Native American Symbols: Here are some actual symbols used in olden times: