traditional tattoos - updates

Rappler's latest stories on traditional tattoos


Would you get tattooed using tribal methods? Indonesian tattooists revive tribal traditions

Jan 05, 2016 - 12:17 PM

In the past in tribal areas tattoos were applied with fish bones or long thorns

HAND-TAPPING. The traditional practice of hand-tapping tattoos is being revived in Indonesia. Photo from Durga Tattoo Facebook page

Netizens support #WhangOd, share tattoo photos

Oct 02, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Do you have a tattoo made by Whang Od? Snap a photo and share it on social media

'Cordilleran tattooer should get Nat'l Living Treasure, not Nat'l Artist Award'

Sep 30, 2015 - 10:46 PM

She is history She is truly an Alagad ng Sining for the part of culture most Filipinos have forgotten

VIRAL: Declare known Igorot tattooer a National Artist

Sep 30, 2015 - 11:26 AM

At 97 years old Whang Od Oggay is recognized for her world class contribution to the art of tattoo making that is genuinely Filipino

The body art of Bae Norita Gabao

Feb 24, 2014 - 1:47 AM

Deep in the forest hills of Malasag EcoPark in Barangay Gusa lives the last Pangutob tattoo artist of the Tigwahonon Manubo tribe of Bukidnon province