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The reason Indian scouts wore long hair. Frances Totty, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-9 19

Scope and Contents

Indians feel long hair is an indication of how brave a man is and believe that a man who wears short hair is a coward.


  • 1936-1940

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English.

Access Restrictions



151 words.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
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Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
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