Crow/Raven Ceremonial Rattle ~ Rattles are used for many purposes i.e. healing; other medicine uses; dancing for ceremony/celebration; commemorating birth. To First Nations people, shakers/rattles represent rain & tears, especially those of emotional release. Tears of joy signifying when the mind, body, soul & spirit connect. Ceremonially, rattles are used in cleansing & purifying, spiritual guidance work, celebration & in thanks/respect to Ancestral Spirits.