There are four basic colors of a medicine wheel. Each color is unique and has significant meaning. The most common and basic meanings are listed below.
The four basic colors that are used to make a medicine wheel are:
White, Yellow, Red and Black
Some tribes have additional meanings attached to the four colors. Below is a wheel with more significant meanings. Additional information can be found by clicking the image below.
The center of the medicine wheel is often left untouched, or some medicine wheels will overlap the colors over each other. The center represents a mid-point where everything within the circle comes together. It often represents a place of inner peace, harmony and balance.
Now you know what the colors represent, you are now ready to get started.