The goose is an individual whose outer personality is one of quiet determination and resourcefulness. As one who is born under the birth totem of goose goes about his/her daily life, they are conscious of the need to preserve all resources, both their own internal energies, and the resources of nature.
Personality: Reliable, high standards of self.
Positive traits: Ambitious, never gives up.
Negative traits: Rigid, driven, often too focused on succeeding.
Compatibilities: Beavers, bears and crows.
The otter is an individual who has incarnated into this particular lifetime to immerse him/herself in the fountain of knowledge. As such, these souls will be in continual search of information, ideas and concepts that will provide a refreshing fountain from whence he/she will thirstily drink.
Personality: Sociable, talkative and independent.
Positive traits: Inventive, soothing and very perceptive.
Negative traits: Nosy, unpredictable, often times too blunt.
Compatibilities: Crows, falcons and deer.
Wolf individuals arrive on this plane of existence to learn the gift of the seer. As such, these souls are highly intuitive, with an ability to attain great spiritual heights.
Personality: Compassionate, benevolent, generous, artistic and gentle
Positive traits: Sympathetic, adaptable, impressionable and sensitive.
Negative traits: Impractical, vague, timid, indecisive.
Compatibilities: Woodpeckers, bears and snake.
The falcon individuals are those whose outer personality is full of movement as they fly through their daily existence seeking to forge the way ahead so that others may benefit from their ability to scout new territory.
Positive traits: Pioneering spirit.
Negative traits: Impatient, selfish and often times egotistical.
Compatibilities: Salmon and owls.
The beaver is one whose outer personality is immersed in an inner sense of insecurity as he/she enters their present incarnation. This lack of self worth may stem from an unstable early childhood environment or sense of personal loss.
Personality: Resourceful and methodical.
Positive traits: Persistent and often strong-willed.
Negative traits: Inflexible, possessive and often times self involved.
Compatibilities: Woodpeckers, bears and geese
The deer is one whose outer personality is one of apparent contradictions as she is gentle in appearance, yet strong, fleet of mind, yet slow in putting her thoughts into action. Her conscious desire is to be an integral part of the threading together of humanity, to weave a blanket of oneness from all races, spiritual beliefs and cultural backgrounds, and yet she may have difficulty in integrating her mind to her emotional center.
Personality: Talkative, congenial, moody
Positive traits: Friendly, intellectual and quick witted.
Negative traits: Restless, yet insecure.
Compatibilities: Crows and otters.
The woodpecker is one who is deeply devoted to loved ones, be they friend, family member or lover. When operating solely from the emotional center, the primary focus for woodpecker is to be utterly devoted to another, perhaps even at the expense of the self.
Personality: Emotional, vulnerable but protective.
Positive traits: Tender and sympathetic.
Negative traits: Moody, often unforgiving.
Compatibilities: Snakes, wolves, beavers.
The salmon is an individual whose outer personality is driven by the need to create and have dominion over his/her environment. The desire to create is motivated by birth totem salmon's desires to leave a lasting impression.
Personality: Confident and energetic.
Positive traits: Generous and Creative.
Negative traits: Controlling, often arrogant and intolerant.
Compatibilities: Owl and falcon.
The bear is an individual whose outer personality is one of quiet observation. As the bear moves through his/her daily life, there is a noticeable careful study of all he/she encounters and experiences.
Personality: Practical and industrious.
Positive traits: Detailed, humble, trustworthy.
Negative traits: Finicky, judgmental and often times hypocritical.
Compatibilities: Geese and beavers.
The crow is an individual whose outer personality is driven by the quest to bond with another. By design, the crow is a highly curious creature, imbued with a remarkable degree of intelligence. Despite such intelligence, this heightened curiosity will often lead Crow in the path of unforeseen danger.
Personality: Tolerant and friendly.
Positive traits: Diplomatic, often romantic and overly optimistic.
Negative traits: Gullible, indecisive and often holds a grudge.
Compatibilities: Otter and deer.
The snake is an individual whose outer personality is driven by desires of both the physical body and the emotional heart. In nature, the snake is in a constant state of transformation, regeneration and renewal as he sheds his old skin, revealing a healthy, new skin to begin the next cycle of his life.
Personality: Impulsive, ambitious.
Positive traits: Discerning and imaginative.
Negative traits: Stubborn, mistrustful, often stubborn.
Compatibilities: Woodpeckers and wolves.
The owl is an individual whose outer personality is focused upon understanding all of life’s myriad mysteries. In nature, the Owl is known for her ability to quietly observe her prey as she sits perched atop a nearby tree limb, waiting for the opportune moment in which to strike.
Personality: Laugh-hearty, loving and independent.
Positive traits: Adaptable, trustworthy.
Negative traits: Restless and loud.
Compatibilities: Falcons and salmon.
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