The flag of Dominica was officially adopted on November 3, 1978.
The yellow represents the original inhabitants, black the fertile soil, and white indicates the pure water. The centered stars symbolize the ten island parishes. The Sisserou Parrot is indigenous to the island.
Dominica Coat of Arms:
The Dominica Coat of Arms consists of a shield, with two Sisserou Parrots bracing the shield on top of which is a lion.
The quadrants of the shield show a canoe, a banana tree, a palm tree and a frog. Below the shield is the national motto "Après Bondie C'est La Ter" meaning "After God the Earth".