BEARS SYMBOLIZE: STRENGTH, COURAGE, PARENTHOOD
Bear is an important family crest associated with motherhood and children. Legend tells the story of a human woman who married a bear and gave birth to twin cubs who grew up to be powerful chiefs. Bears hibernate in the same den making a home for their cubs and are known to fight fiercely to protect their young. Bears can be gentle, playful and quiet. Traditionally, it is believed bears understand human speech, thus they are referred to as “Elder Kinsman”.