It is always considered incredibly good luck to see a hummingbird before a major event.
In numerous legends, the hummingbird advocates to the gods on behalf of the humans to bring them abundance. Both Hopi and Zuni legends tell how hummingbird intervened with the gods, convincing them to bring much needed rain for the peoples’ crops. That’s why in their modern day pottery, water jars are often adorned with the image of a hummingbird.
The Mohave tribe believes a hummingbird found a way through a twisted passage, leading humans from the dark underground world in which they lived up into the world of light and color. Other pueblo, Cherokee and Arawac legends tell of how the hummingbird brought the people tobacco (wealth) and corn (sustenance).
In a Cochti legend, hummingbird inspires the people to regain their faith in mother earth and as a result mother earth takes care of them.
This Image Radiates Good Luck
Energy Artist Julia has channeled the essence of the hummingbird spirit, recognized by Native Americans as life-nourishing, creating an art piece that radiates their powerful magic in all its beautiful colors. If you are in need of a little good luck, focus on this image and see how your life changes on many levels.
Other Legends Related To The Hummingbird
Aztecs. Believed the god of music and poetry took the form of a hummingbird, mated with a goddess who gave birth to the first flower.
Aztecs. Believed their fallen heroes became hummingbirds, living on flower nectar in the garden of paradise. At night though they transformed back into warriors to fight off the powers of the dark and bring light (life) back to the world.
Pueblo Legend. The earth catches fire and hummingbird brings rain clouds from the four directions, putting the fire out and saving our world from destruction. Remember in the American southwest where water is scarce water always symbolizes life and abundance.
Apache. Wind Dancer, a fallen warrior takes the form of a hummingbird and whispers magical secrets into the ear of his lover Bright Rain, mysteriously bringing good luck to the people and an end to a brutal winter.
Taino. Two star crossed lovers, much like Romeo and Juliet found a way to defy culture and even death. One became hummingbird and the other became a flower.
Rural Mexico. Hummingbirds are believed to help attract your mate.
Hummingbird Totem/Energy Helps With The following
*Increasing your abundance and good fortune *Reconnecting to mother earth who provides for you *Spiritual transcendence – leads you from dark to light *Protection – fights the dark energies on your behalf *Safety - averts potentially destructive events *Advocates on your behalf with the higher power
*Fertility and attracting a mateIn a Cochti legend, hummingbird inspires the people to regain their faith in mother earth and as a result mother earth takes care of them.