Rattles call in power, energy and allies. Used to break up static energy and heal. Rattles are seen as divine gifts; markers of identity; tools of magickal intent and certainly as musical instruments. The rattle has a history of being a predominant instrument in climates that are just too moist for skin drums, however they have been found to be a part of the majority of ancient cultures. The stag is the king of the forest, the protector o all other creatures. For the nativetribes of North America, the deer was a messenger, an animal of power, and a totem representing sensitivity, intuition and gentleness.