Well, it looks to be from the right time and place… I'd say you've got a keeper at around 400.
- Fact 1: Totemic beliefs have been present in many different parts of the world including Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe
- Fact 2: The head of a totem represents the owner's personal spirit guide.
- Fact 3: Every totem has a specific purpose: this one was made for healing.
- Fact 4: Other types of totems are used to indicate kinship, where an animal represents a group of related people such as a clan.
- Fact 5: In Native American culture the word "totem" is derived from the word "odoodem", meaning "his kinship group."