OFFICIAL NAL FLAG Canada
The NAL (can) North American League flag is also the first and of a kind. Designed in 2007 representing the peoples of the First Nations and inviting to to the family our Canadian brethren. Designed by Kru Ric Sniffen, Arjarn Clint Heyliger and Kru Mike Martelle, of the First Nations Muay Thai Council, a professional Muay Thai instructor and a proud member of the Kanienkehaka, or Mohawk Nation. This flag designed to include al northern nations and opening competitions and events across both boarders. and to raise awareness of aboriginal peoples worldwide.
On the flag is displayed the symbol of the Turtle a Native American symbol used for thousands of years as symbol of mother earth. The colors represent the blue of the sky, the green of the earth, the yellow of the life giving sun and the red for the blood of the people. The Thai fighter in the position of the Ram Muay "ritual dance of respect" kneels across the back of the turtle representing that the sport of Muay Thai extends across the world. He kneels upon the paw print of the Great bear, an ancient native symbol of strength and skill. "Rohskenrakehte" is written above the in the banner in Mohawk.