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Totem - Word of the Day - Mon Jan 11, 2021




Totem - (noun) - 1: an animal or plant serving as the emblem of a family or clan; 2: a revered emblem or symbol: a person or thing that represents an idea

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The American Bald Eagle is a totem for both the nation itself and several Native American Tribes including Algonquin, Cherokee, Hopi and Navajo.


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There is a popular myth Benjamin Franklin really wanted the turkey as our national symbol, but it's untrue. He did think the proposed design looked like a turkey.

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