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North Dakota State Seal:

North Dakota state seal - click to see all state seals
North Dakota's Great Seal - displayed by permission of North Dakota
Secretary of State Al Jaeger (the state seal is protected by law
and is not a public domain image* (see NOTE below).
See All State Seals - National Seal.

The great seal of North Dakota features a tree in an open field with three bundles of wheat surrounding its trunk. To the right of the tree stands a plow, anvil, and sledge: on the left a bow crossed by three arrows and an Indian on horseback pursuing a buffalo toward the setting sun (North Dakota's state quarter also features buffalo, and the name of the state originates from the native American Sioux language).

Above the foliage of the tree arches a half-circle of forty-two stars surrounded by the state motto: "Liberty and Union Now and Forever, One and Inseparable." The words "Great Seal" appear at the top and the words "State of North Dakota" appear at the bottom of the seal. North Dakota adopted its state Constitution on October 1, 1889.

*NOTE: The North Dakota Great Seal is the state's only symbol that is protected by state law (Section 54-02-01 of the North Dakota Century Code). It cannot be reproduced or modified in any manner for use in any commercial applications. For more information regarding its use, contact the office of North Dakota Secretary of State.
 

Source:
State Emblems, Symbols, and Awards (pdf): ND.gov
Great Seal: North Dakota Secretary of State
Great Seal: North Dakota Official Website
History of Initiative and Referendum in North Dakota: ND,gov
Links:
All State Seals - National Seal

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