Archive for the ‘ Lars Krutak ’ Category

Indigenous Ink Tattoo and Arts Festival 2015: Part 1

8th March 2016 | 0 Comments

I have been working on this post for awhile and have decided since it is so long that I will post it in sections, enjoy part one.   In November of 2015 I travelled to the Maori, Pacific and Global Indigenous Tattoo Festival (Indigenous Ink) in Aotearoa held at the Manukau Station, Auckland New Zealand. […]

Lar Krutak’s TED Talk, “The Cultural Heritage of Tattooing.”

13th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Check out Lars’s TED Talk, he does an amazing job outlining the importance of Indigenous tattoo knowledge and the need to document your nations tattooing practices. I am honoured to have been mentioned during this presentation and am thankful for the work that he has done and continues to do. Enjoy!

Indigenous Ink Documentary

26th January 2015 | 0 Comments

I have finally finished editing my short documentary Indigenous Ink, I created this in one of my classes, in it I talk with friends and family about their tattoos, sometimes while we are in the process of tattooing. I plan on doing a few more of these type of projects in the future.  Enjoy Indigenous […]

Lars Krutak’s new book “Tattoo Traditions of Native North America”.

26th November 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been awhile since I posted anything here, I have been meaning to post something about ym friend Lars Krutak’s new book. It is an amazing resource for anyone interested in Indigenous tattooing, and especially for any Indigenous people looking for information on their ancestral tattooing practices. I got my copy earlier this summer and […]

Teaser Trailer for my mini Documentary Indigenous Ink

19th September 2014 | 0 Comments

I am just starting to update this blog with some of the work I have been doing since I started my masters degree at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. This is a teaser trailer for a mini doc I produced as part of the class “Digital Filmmaking for activists and scholars”. It was the […]

Another Interview with Lars Krutak the Tattoo Anthropologist

20th December 2012 | 1 Comment

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. […]

Interview with Lars krutak (Discovery Channels Tattoo Hunter)

21st March 2012 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Mohawk and MahicanTattooing (Iroquois)

4th January 2012 | 0 Comments

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. […]

The Last Tattoos of St Lawrence Island, Lars krutak

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

This is another article about the tradition of  skin stitch tattooing among the Indigenous peoples of St Lawrence Island. At the end of this article he talks about the dying tradition, check out my next post and see it being revived.

Tattoos of the Hunter-Gatherers of the Arctic, Lars Krutak

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is an article by the tattoo anthropologist Lars Krutak, it is concerning the skin stitch tattoos of the Indigenous peoples of the Arctic. You can check him and his work out at