Steven Farmer | PO Box 3735, Dana Point, CA 92629 | 714.745.5194 | The Hawk and the Snake: How Spirit Communicates Through Animals Seeing a hawk is a reminder for you to free yourself from outdated thoughts and soar high to flourish in life. The Giraffe-The giraffe represents grace. These creatures have a bad reputation of being harbingers of death and dark magic. Snake sheds it's skin in a ritual representing rebirth and new beginnings. When you login first time using a Social Login button, we collect your account public profile information shared by Social Login provider, based on your privacy settings. It might mean you are in Mexico. Snakes and birds were especially important because they were capable of crossing between worlds: the snake could go above ground or to the Underworld; the bird could be on the earth or part of the sky. For example, the Hopi people of North America performed an annual snake dance to celebrate the union of Snake Youth (a Sky spirit) and Snake Girl (an Underworld spirit) and to renew the fertility of Nature.During the dance, live snakes were handled, and at the end of the dance the snakes were released into the fields to guarantee good crops.