Dream symbol Indian


redskin, torture stake, primitive people, hatchet, rituals, blood brotherhood, Indian dance, medicine man

These nature-loving Native Americans, with their rituals, customs and closeness to nature, have exerted a special attraction on us since time immemorial. A feather-bearing proud people, they feature as main characters in many books and movies. Most famous are the Karl May film adaptations, in which Winnetou and Old Shatterhand are the protagonists. Some stories about Indians and their methods of war might naturally follow a cliché. Passed down from the shamans or medicine men of the northern Indian tribes is the so-called "sweat lodge", as it is called in our country. It supposedly served the elders for retreat and vision quest. It is very popular today in Europe as a cleansing ritual and serves as a time of reflection and time out from the busy happenings and encourages pausing from essential aspects. It could also be called a spiritual sauna and is performed in conjunction with rituals according to certain traditions.

Also as a dream symbol over the Indian an own fascination from and with versatility can be considered thereby the dream interpretation over it.

General dream interpretation

Often the Indian in the dream shows himself as adventurous and appears also towards the fight quite joyfully. The dream image is considered a call to the dreamer to fight for his right and when many difficulties are to be expected. In addition, the Indian riding through the dream can symbolize a great desire to travel to the sleeping person.

On the other hand, the Indian with his clothes made of leather and the exotic feather decoration on his head could also point in another direction. Exaggerated pomposity as well as escape from reality could be further interpreted in an Indian dream.

If at the dream level an Indian rides a horse, it symbolizes the desire for more excitement and new challenge in life. Possibly the dreamer perceives his life somewhat boring and dull. The Indian indicates adventure and freedom, which the sleeper probably misses in his life. If the dreamer himself takes the role of the Indian in the dream, it means that his willingness and motivation to enforce is rather weak and will not last long.

The dream symbol of an Indian often also indicates a WARNING that there is a deceitful intention of someone in a situation. If you have seen a totem pole in a dream in connection with an Indian with war paint, this is to be analyzed as a reinforcement of the warning and caution against deceitfulness in the environment is advised. Try to accurately reflect the behavior of the Indian in the dream to accurately interpret the dream interpretation according to modern dream research.

Indians in the dream with warlike battle cry and armed with bow and arrow, make clear that the dreamer wants to achieve a certain goal without consideration of losses. Whatever burdens and risks may be ahead, the dreamer is ready to accept and faces the inevitable with courage and confidence.

Psychological dream interpretation

In psychological dream analysis, the Indian symbol plays a very prominent role. From a depth psychological point of view, this dream image reflects the irrationality in the life of the soul, and at the same time represents CREATIVITY and FANTASY of the person concerned. The dreamer should be spurred on by the appearance of the Indian to cultivate and implement these 2 abilities more actively in everyday life.

Indians are a people closely connected with nature and its instincts, and thus rich in great knowledge and healing powers, therefore this dream symbol also represents wisdom and self-knowledge . The great medicine men of the Indian tribes, who belong to the elders or also called "elders", have great healing knowledge. The dreamer can be reminded by the dream world of the Indian again to connect with original core forces and energies in himself.

Spiritual dream interpretation

The "Indian" is seen on the spiritual level of meaning as a representation for the inner power of the dreamer.


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