Candle light wards might also be another thing. I can see Tsava Leko having wards based on candles around their caravan. Though I think his own wards where originally dolls that he used to focus elemental powers into.
The White Wolf that brings Ani back from the Web Between Worlds has his own secrets to tell. (Book One: Destiny's Call) ℰ. ✦✥✦ Art credit: Sunkissed by *AlectorFencer on deviantART/// natural raw beauty*** (honoring power animals as shamanic helpers)
Artist: Unknown - Title: Unknown - Card: Skydreaming Fleet Horse (Sorcery) ♥ I rarely succeed in finding an artist for cards. Shame really, I'd love for them to get as much credit as any other fantasy artist.