Exploring Indigenous tattooing traditions around the world, the tools and techniques and the symbols and traditions that shape their tattooing art.
G, Danika Nacarrella is from the Nuxalk Nation in Bella Coola, B.C. She was officially adopted into the Nation at birth, but she has been making her mark in the community by working with the y
G, Isaac Weber, also known as Odinamaad Turning Wind, is Créole from the Cape Verde Islands (West African Atlantic Islands) and Anishnawbek from Inlet First Nations.
G, Lianna Spence is a 38-year-old Tsishiam multi-talented artist from Prince Rupert, in Northwestern British Columbia. She was raised by her great grandparents in the nearby Tsimshian communit
G, Born and raised in Regina Saskatchewan, Stacey Fayant is of Metis and Cree descent. Growing up, Stacey had to face a lot of issues within her own home, racism, poverty, violence, and alcoho
G, Toby Sicks believes in his Metis heritage and Indigenous identity and his philosophy; his tattoos and his studio reflect just that.
G, The Samson Cree Nation is one of four communities known collectively as Maskwacis in Central Alberta. It’s where Nehiyaw/Anishinaabe artist Heather Kiskihkoman grew up and still calls home.
G, Kanien’kehá:ka artist Keith Callihoo keeps his relationship to the land and to his ancestors’ stories from the Michel First Nation alive through his artwork and tattoo practice.
G, Kanahus Manuel hails from the Secwepmc Nation (the land of the spilling waters), which is located in Southern B.C., a vast land base that consists of 180 thousand square kilometers of unced
G, In the urban city of Gold Coast, Australia, there’s a solar powered and eco-conscious tattoo studio. This same building is the home of the Duley family. Turumakina has been part of the Māor
G, There’s an oasis beneath the concrete buildings of Los Angeles called Spiritual Journey Tattoo. Founded by Elle Festin, the shop specializes in Filipino tribal designs. More than twenty yea
G, The Wayuu are a proud and resilient tribe living in the semi-desertic peninsula of La Guajira, in Northeastern Colombia. As a matriarchal society, many of the traditions and customs of the
G, Pablo is part of the Huitoto tribe, one of the many Indigenous tribes that call the Amazon forest home. The Huitotos traditional land is around the Southern Colombian city of Leticia, borde