Re: Religious/cultural reasons for growing hair

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Posted by Ken in SF (other posts) on February 19, 2014 at 16:36:44:

In Reply to: Religious/cultural reasons for growing hair posted by luke on February 19, 2014 at 05:13:00:

Hi Luke,

I remember also hearing that in some Native American tribes the cutting of long hair also occurred during periods of great grief -- the death of a spouse, parent, or child, for example.

I enjoyed reading your post, thanks for sharing your comments, history, and insights!

As far as for myself, I can't say for sure that I have any particular "religious/cultural' reasons for having my own hair long; but I can say that I feel very strongly about keeping it that way -- so it is a religious/cultural FEELING to me, even if I have little or no knowledge about any ancestors that I can trace back in time who might have contributed to my current-day longhaired-ness.

Take Care,
Ken in San Francisco

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