“As Native people, we take pride in our hair. It portrays our cultural identity, our values, and our beliefs.”
When I read that part in the article it reminded me so much of the Hmong women. Hmong women back in the day take so much pride in their hair. At least that is what I was taught. Both Hmong and Native believe that cutting your long hair is a disgrace and dishonor to your peoples.
Read our new article – Natives Don’t Have Bad Hair Days – Care For Your Braids