Archive for the ‘ Video ’ Category

Skin Stitch and Hand Poke Tattooing Peter Morin

27th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Another video of skin stitch and hand poke tattooing done on Peter Morin this past summer, the revival of Indigenous tattooing.


Hand Poke Indigenous Tattoo on Cheryl L’Hirondelle

19th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is a short video I edited of the video captured during a hand poke tattoo session with my friend Cheryl L’Hirondelle the beautiful singing was recorded during the process of this tattoo, it was amazing to hear Cheryl sing as we tattooed. I would like to thank my friend Jordan Bennett for taking the […]


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 […]


Warriors Off the Rez: Aboriginal Gangs in Winnipeg Vice News

23rd September 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is another short piece I watched some time ago that I knew I had to share, it speaks about the struggle of young urban Indigenous youth with who they are. I will add a link to the YouTube video and a article written by Indiancountry todaymedianetwork.com. It shows some of the tattoos which these […]


Haida Ink on CTV Vancouver

23rd September 2014 | 0 Comments

I watched this short piece done by CTV awhile ago but haven’t passed it on to those who might be interested in the story that is told about the revival of Haida Tattooing and the work of Gregory Williams. It is a great video highlighting some of the history associated with the putting to sleep […]


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 […]


Undergraduate Research Awards Final Presentation Video

1st January 2013 | 0 Comments

Here is a video of my final presentation, the sound quality isn’t the greatest but enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnQ393yiKqs&feature=youtu.be I will be attending the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference on the University of British Columbia-Vancouver campus on the 16th of March, 2013.


Colin Dale in “Ancient Ink” Skin Stitch tattooing

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

The first time I seen this I was amazed and now even more so now that I am connected with it in such an intimate way. Watch as Colin tattoos a Nordic design with a needle and thread as my ancestors would have. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKEGtcjvvQU&feature=related I can’t wait to get a tattooed like this.


Hand Poke tattooing, Tattoo artist Butterfly Video

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

My ancestors not only skin stitched they also hand poked to create their tattoos here is a contemporary tattoo artist who practices the hand poke method. It is a very well made documentary short.


Colin Dale Skin Stitch tattooing

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

In my research the only person I have found who has revived the art of skin stitching is a Canadian born person of Scandinavian descent. Here are a few videos that show him working on a skin stitch tattoo and his inspiration for looking back into the history of tattooing to revive a few older forms. I would love the opportunity to […]