Sticker Slap Blog — anthropology
Posted by Jordan Tennenbaum on
Tattoo, known as Pe’a in Samoa, is an ancient art deeply rooted in Polynesian culture and history that has permeated beyond the waters of the Pacific Ocean into the lives of people from various corners of the world. From the bodies of bikers and basketball players to indigenous people from far reaching societies, tattoos have incredible importance and value for our world. In Samoa, tattoos are considered sacred, and incredibly important for denoting rank, courage, and community. Though some of...
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