Orca Whale In stories, these majestic creatures are associated with strength, dignity, prosperity and longevity. They are also associated with copper and wealth. Orca Whales are thought to be reincarnations of great chiefs and are considered to be closely related to humans and the wolf. Some clans believe the Orca Whale is the water incarnation of the Wolf itself. Orca Whale may be identified by a large, long snub-nosed head, elongated nostrils, a toothy mouth, a blowhole, a prominent dorsal fin, two small pectoral fins, and a fluked tail.