Pele Hawaiian Goddess of the Volcano: Mythical Realm presents people of myth and legend
"In traditional Native American culture, the turtle is seen as a shaman of birth. She is Grandmother who guides the woman on her path to bring forth life through water to shore. In many creation myths,Turtle is seen as having carried the Earth upon her back and birthed her, our Mother Earth. She functions, therefore, as connector to life and all of its possibilities."
Home is the sailor, home from sea. (love it, what a surprise...I would place a tasteful pail on the floor under it)