It depends on the different tribes.
There are the animals of the 4 directions: the bear, the buffalo, the eagle and the mouse
All animals native to North America play a role in our culture. There is not just one that represents all of us.
It depends on the tribe....
lots but immediately the wolf came to mind..
Am I the only one thinking buffalo?
White Owl is correct! They all tell us about ourself and others
as opposed to the non-native American Indians? The Monkey, the Cow, the elephant and the rat.