Native tattoo pictures Many believed that a breaking a mirror was a sign of coming death; some specifically believed for the oldest son. A pigeon flying against the window is a sign of death. The howling of dogs in a house with an ill person is a bad sign, but a dog howling with his head lowered is an omen of death. The owl is no exception. Back to Monster names One of the more obscure omens of death comes from early settlers of Pennsylvania, who believed that if the clock struck 12 during lunch, and fresh bread was being served, it meant pending death. It could be that you come across a hooting owl, be it in your dream or real life. Different Native American cultures associate the owl with different things. Meanwhile, the Pawnee once believed that the owl was a potent sign of protection. If a bird flies into your house, there will soon be a death in the family. Early Native American art,