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In the twentieth century, the Maori of New Zealand all but lost their tattooing tradition.

Jordan Bennett is an artist of Mi'kmaq descent whose work blends pop culture and traditional teachings into work that connects the past, the present and the future.

From a remote mountain village in the Northern Philippines, Wang Od Oggay carries on the tattooing tradition of her ancestors, offering those who come to her the sacred markings that were once reserved for the women and warriors of the Kalinga people.

As the only living tattoo artist from the Nisga'a Nation, Nakkita Trimble hopes to revive the traditional process of tattooing known as gihlee'e.

Western Samoa is one of the few places on the planet where traditional tattooing continued unimpeded through the colonial era.

Seattle-born artist Nahaan sees tattoo, like many other forms of artistic expression, as a political act and a form of resistance.

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