The Art of hair braiding and weaving was a customary way of life. Hair art was not only for aesthetics but played a deeper and more meaningful role in indigenous societies around the world. .
Hair was adorned is relation to the social status of the family one was born into. If you were from a less wealthy family, your hair may not be adorned with precious stones.
As with all Indigenous cultures, your hair style, your garments and jewelry told a story of social status and family position and even mental health status.