Touching Spirit Bear Symbols & Objects

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The Spirit Bear

This is a huge, white bear that is not native to the area. The Spirit Bear appears to Cole first when Cole is still furious with his situation and blaming others for his failures. The Spirit Bear appears repeatedly as Cole learns that he has to let go of his anger in order to find peace.

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A blanket given to Cole by Garvey, this is a symbol of Garvey's trust that Cole will take care of it and will be open to change. Cole uses the blanket on several occasions as a tablecloth to make meals more meaningful. He passes the blanket on to Peter as Peter begins his own journey of healing.

The Totem

Cole finds a large log and sets it in the ground to be his totem. The totem is the story of one's past and Cole carves a...

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