How Traditional Tattoos are Connecting People to their Inuit Identities | Indie Alaska

How Traditional Tattoos are Connecting People to their Inuit Identities | Indie Alaska

We have this opportunity to create this community through these communal markings of our ancestors and I think it trulydoes that. It’s remarkable the sort of strength of self that it places in you when you wear your traditional markings. So I think every bit of it is about reconnection it’s the two of us

Better Know the Great Wave | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

SARAH GREEN: This episode is supported by Skillshare and our patrons, especially Indianapolis Homes Realty. You’ve seen this image before, a giant wave, its distinctive curly claws arched and ready to pounce. It’s invoked when natural disaster strikes, but also when it’s time to sell beer, jeans, and sweatshirts. It inspired Claude Debussy’s orchestral work

Tattoos: Pop Portraits, Japanese Traditional, American Eclectic | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

Tattoos: Pop Portraits, Japanese Traditional, American Eclectic | Off Book | PBS Digital Studios

All Japanese tattoo design has a story behind. That’s the beauty of it. Tattooing fit me as a personality and I basically fell in love with it. I think there’s a baseline desire of having this moment in time that helps build strength, that helps build your character, that defines what it is that’s important