Thomas Doty – Storyteller

A Native View



One of our universal human needs is to feel safe. In native rock carvings and paintings there is an ancient symbol for safety or safe place: bird prints. Here's the concept. A bird will only land in a place long enough to leave prints if he feels safe. This symbol is found in places native people consider safe places to camp, to live, to travel through....

Photo: Petroglyph with bird prints in Zion National Park.