Mountain Ridge Trading Co.

1302 24th Street West - #201 - Billings, MT 59102

Phone: 406.698.0831 - Fax: 406.644.9859


Turtle Shell Medicine Bag

The Turtle (Keya) in Sioux culture is the Guardian of Life and Patron of Healing. The Turtle is Wise - Hears Many Things but Tells Nothing. Mothers often placed an image of Keya on the Navel of Their Babies. Keya symbolized Long Life, Dedication and Fertility. Medicine Bags hold personal items thought to give Mystical Powers to the Owner.

Turtle Shell, Deer S/kin, Glass Beads with Feathers. May  be used as a Purse or a Possibles Bag. Designs vary according to availablility.