Reptiles Reptiles 2 februari 2022 Marion Reacties 0 reacties How turtle helped to build our land. Sun Bear & Wabun. Een Chippewa scheppingsmythe: Since then, the turtle has been honored as the protector and carrier of life on Earth, symbolizing the unity of existence. In the photo above, the turtle is basking in the sun. I have regularly encountered turtles in the water in the Sittard area; it seems to me that they were evicted by humans.