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Tattoos of central India: Traditions and folklore are being modified or declining – Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh

‘Don’t brand me’: The Indian women saying no to forced tattoos In India, and across the world, getting a tattoo is nowadays seen as a sign of independence and rebellion. Many young people get inked to showcase their identity, what … Continue reading

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The Typecraft Initiative’s digital typeface based on Godna tattoos: Working with tribal women artists from Chhattisgarh

Rites of Passage | To view more photos and read the full text, click here >> In general, women have a strong connection with the idea of a “vital cycle” not only as life givers, care-takers of children and the home; and their … Continue reading

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Apatani tattoos in a global context: A custom that preceded modern fashion by centuries – Arunachal Pradesh

Sanghamitra Baruah, Times Crest, 12 June 2010, June 12, 2010 Centuries before rockstars and celebrities, tattoos were used by tribal men and women across the world, whether it was the Maoris of New Zealand or the Apatanis of Arunachal Pradesh, to … Continue reading

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Reviving tattoos: An integral way of life for ages – Manipur

Indian Express, Guwahati, Thu Jan 03 2013 Tattooing the face, maybe a style fad today, but for certain tribal and indigenous people in the far North East of the country, such tattoos have been a integral way of life for … Continue reading

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Audio | Blood Quantum, Racist Mascots, and Treaty Rights: National Museum of the American – USA

I would say blood quantum has always been an issue. I think Natives have always opposed it. It’s not how we decide who’s Native. It’s not accurate. It’s not even based on anything but what a government agent said 100 … Continue reading

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