left panel represents Mattagmi First Nation.
inner circle of four colours is a medicine wheel, a symbol
of the four races. It also holds numerous teachings both
human and spiritual. The cross shows how Christian values
and Native spirituality can be integrated into one another.
Note the watchword at the bottom of the Panel.
doves are a sign of the Jubilee year pointing in the four
of this is surrounded by a braid of sweet grass in the
shape of a fish - a very important resource for families
in this community. The sweet grass is a symbol of purification
and of healing.