reviving filipino tribal tattoo art

How the Filipino diaspora is striving to keep the millennium-old practice of tribal tattooing alive while respecting its traditional meanings.


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Filipina’s at the Spiritual Journey Tattoo shop and from Tatak ng Apat na Alon (Mark of the Four Waves) proudly showing their cultural pride with their traditional Filipino tattoo’s. Within the Filipino community, a cultural revival is happening through the revival of our traditional tattooing.

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