Posted by Dana S. on October 01, 1999 at 18:42:55:
In Reply to: Question for Silver Wolf....The Hair Thing posted by Dana S. on October 01, 1999 at 15:49:23:
: About the hair thing, Silver Wolf. From what I have read (which ain't a whole heck of a lot) native americans shaved their heads save for one section called a scalplock(?)when they were at war. In LOTM I noticed most of the actors who attacked in the valley wore their hair in this manner. There was one who did not, and he stuck out like a sore thumb. As a re-enactor, I think one would have to be quite dedicated to wear their hair like this all the time. So, how do you wear your hair?
: Another hair question. In one of the fort scenes in the film, there is a warrior sitting by a fire smoking a pipe or something. As he blows smoke out, he kind of rubs it on his head. What's THAT all about?
I didn't mean to imply that if you didn't wear a scalplock, you weren't dedicated. I'm sorry if it sounded that way.
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