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Native American Symbol – Whirling Log (Swastika)
The design of the Whirling Logs is similar in appearance to the symbol of horror associated with the Nazis.Both are swastikas.Swastika is Sanskrit meaning “well-being”. Throughout most of history, it has been associated with order and stability. The unfortunate association of the swastika with Hitler understandably makes some people uncomfortable when they see a similar symbol on Native American baskets, rugs and jewelry.

It is also common to see it in Ethiopian art

nativeamericannews:

Native American Symbol – Whirling Log (Swastika)

The design of the Whirling Logs is similar in appearance to the symbol of horror associated with the Nazis.

Both are swastikas.Swastika is Sanskrit meaning “well-being”. Throughout most of history, it has been associated with order and stability. The unfortunate association of the swastika with Hitler understandably makes some people uncomfortable when they see a similar symbol on Native American baskets, rugs and jewelry.


It is also common to see it in Ethiopian art

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