After a summer of research and beginning to revive my ancestors tattooing tradition, I had another opportunity to meet with Lark Krutak. It was an amazing experience to not only sit and share about my summer of research and my efforts at this tattoo revival but also to chat with Lars about his many experiences. [...]
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I have just finished a few short interviews with Lars Krutak the Tattoo Anthropologist, and looked over the chapter in his new book that will contain portions of our interview., it is supposed to be released in September of this year. The interview is concerning my research and the way I see how a tattoo revival among Indigenous peoples will help [...]
While searching the Canada Archives website I found these amazing paintings by John Verelst, the first painting is entitled. Sagayenkwaraton (baptized Brant). Named Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow, King of the Maquas (Mohawk) It depicts a Mohawk King with an amazing example of the rich history of Tattooing in North America among its Indigenous peoples. [...]
This is another article about the tradition of skin stitch tattooing among the Indigenous peoples of St Lawrence Island. http://www.larskrutak.com/articles/Last_Tattoos_SLI/index.html At the end of this article he talks about the dying tradition, check out my next post and see it being revived.
Here is an article by the tattoo anthropologist Lars Krutak, it is concerning the skin stitch tattoos of the Indigenous peoples of the Arctic. http://www.larskrutak.com/articles/Arctic/index.html You can check him and his work out at http://www.larskrutak.com