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Aztec 12 60.00%
Native American 3 15.00%
Other 5 25.00%
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I prefer the Aztec theme for them. It makes them rather unique.

As for the native Indian theme I don't think they quite fit it. Ever since Brotherhood of the Storm came out the White Scars have moved away from just being mogols in space and that book showed some native American influence as well as some from feudal Japan and China. Made them MUCH more interesting.


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Some good very topical replies so far
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Rainbow Warriors might be better suited to a Pacific Islander theme chapter.
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As a Yank who just went to Hawaii on vacation, the Rainbow Warriors might be better suited to a Pacific Islander theme chapter. At least I'm not familiar with any Native American/Amerindian tribes/societies using the rainbow as their tribal symbol... which ain't sayin' much. The Hawaiians had violent warrior-driven societies historically and most accounts put them as very hulking characters, more physically similar to the Samoans of present day... they certainly had plenty of protein in their diets. Any of the cultures from the Maori in NZ up through the Hawaiians were pretty fierce and your chapter could have a more island-driven/volcanic fortress monastery world.

You might consider calling them The Anuenue (AH-new-ee-new-ee), the Hawaiian word for Rainbow. I don't even want to hear what your paint scheme is like
You beat me to this. When I think of rainbow warriors sms I think of Marines sitting on the beach in their ceramite armor smoking dubes and surfing rather than fighting... Before moving to Hawaii rainbow warriors just went to gay bars... haha

I don't know how it is in other countries, but the rainbow theme and stickers you see in cars indicate something gay. So in the states it's gonna be thought of as one or the other and more likely something gay.
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Why?
Anything goes with aztect.

Still and Personally I am thinking of the movie the Serpent and the Rainbow,
which is haiti.
Space Marines would look better in Aztect symbols
than in haiti symbols.
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So far as Rainbow Warriors go, I'd suggest a Pacific Islander theme.

That said, an Aztec themed chapter has a lot of potential.

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