medicine wheel

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medicine wheel

A physical location, deemed sacred by Native Americans, which is constructed by laying stones in a particular pattern on the ground.
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MEDICINE WHEEL

medicine wheel

A symbol used by Native Americans to represent wholeness and balance. The medicine wheel consists of a circle with four quadrants representing spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional planes of existence.
See: illustration
See also: wheel
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