This official logo of the Kiowa Tribe The shield depicts the sacred Rainy
shows a Kiowa Warrior of the Plains. The Mountains in Oklahoma, the sacred
symbolism includes ten eagle feathers Kiowa burail ground at the end of the
which represent the ten Kiowa Medicine Great Tribal Journey. The recurring
Bundles deriving power from the Half circular patterns represent either the
Boy, "Tahlee." The lightning bolt on the Sun or the Moon, both important in
front left leg of the horse suggests the the Kiowa ceremonial dance rituals of
voice of thunder heard each Spring and the Skaw-Tow (Sundance), the Feather
is represented on the Great Drum of the (Ghost) Dance and the Peyote (Native
Ohoma Society as being held in the eagle American Church) Service.
talons. The bone breast plate and red
cape (Spanish Officer coat), the circular
blue sky of the Great Plains and the
blood red band print are part of the
Koitsenko Warrior tradition.