A Matter of Protection in Native American Culture
North American Natives have a life philosophy based in nature, and believe that every object, even inanimate ones, have a soul, and regard everything in nature as sacred. Seen as Mother Nature’s representative, the turtle, with its hard exterior shell, is seen as the symbol of self-protection.
It is a Matter of… It is impossible not to be jealous of some animals. Imagine wearing a shield that can turn into a caravan whenever you like. Who wouldn’t want such super-power protection? If you could make it, it would sell like hotcakes, but that is another matter...