Hippie identity drew on many roots.
The concept of tribe rather than blood family or a gang held a special appeal, especially as we looked at ways of becoming more “natural” – things we saw especially embodied in Native American culture.
It’s one more element of the Hippie Trails saga.
Did you see this in your experience? In those around you? How could we learn from this today?
Hippies came – and still come – in all varieties. Saturday Hippie is a weekly feature that highlights a counterculture awareness and spirit, including a vision of a harmonious global commonwealth on the horizon. The work and the lessons didn’t end in the ’60s and ’70s. Here’s to the Revolution, near and far.