History of Soap Making

One of various interpretations of the history of soap making has it deriving from the Cree word Kanata, meaning something which is very neat or clean. How true. In 1977 we used half a billion pounds of cleaning products.

The history of soap making was introduced to us by Europeans. A few years ago, hygiene was not as highly regarded as it is today.

History of Soap Making and the American Indian:

Indians had little need for soap. Their clothing, like the Eskimo, was made of animal hides and couldn