Definition of medicine wheel in English:

medicine wheel

Syllabification: med·i·cine wheel


  • A stone circle built by North American Indians, believed to have religious, astronomical, territorial, or calendrical significance.
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    • The holistic healing system of the Native American Indians was represented by the medicine wheel and various animal totems, which described subtle variations of energy and personality types.
    • The medicine wheel is a Native American tool for storytelling and spiritual practice.
    • Also, when looking at the Lakota medicine wheel, the color white is north, symbolized by the white buffalo.

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