Native American Indians were a deeply spiritual people and they communicated their history, thoughts, ideas and dreams from generation to generation through symbols and signs such as the Harmony symbol. Native American symbols are usually depicted by geometric portrayals of celestial bodies, natural phenomena and animal designs. Native American symbols and totems are believed to represent the physical form of a spirit helper and guide. An important part of daily life among many traditional Native American people was the maintenance of harmony and balance. Natural harmony and balance was necessary between the people and the natural world including animals, plants and natural features and phenomena.