Tricolors had their genesis as national flags in Europe in the nineteenth century, when flags were hand-sewn by women, and when the secret police or king’s soldiers came calling the stitches could be quickly pulled out and all you had were three strips of cloth.
The color scheme for the Northwest Tricolor is simple:
The sky is the blue, and the land is the green. The white is for the people in between.
We deliberately do not include any seals in the plain white field, nothing that would be sectarian or cause controversy or dissension. Just a simple Tricolor design and simple color scheme which is beautiful and can be worked into all kinds of motifs and graphics.