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Badger — Hoká

The badger, hoká symbolizes strong medicine for children and warriors.  Because of its enormous claws and tenacious combat techniques, the badger represents warfare. Because the badger is stubborn and never backs down from a perceived enemy, warriors formed Badger Societies that emulated these qualities in battle.

The badger is also a medicine animal that digs and has healing qualities, but because he is small, Badger Medicine is usually reserved for children.