Native Americans saw their indigenous hair as a part of their identity. It was an embodiment of how they lived, just like everything that surrounded them. They gave respect to everything in nature, as you probably already know from history lessons. Their hair represents a various amount of things in their culture, such as strength, health, status, faith, memories, relationship to nature and so much more. Native Americans created many natural hair care practices that kept their hair strong, dark, thick, shiny and long. Some ingredients included herbs, roots, teas, oils and various infusions. Read about the true beauty and strength of the Native Americans and their relationship with the world around them.