Photo by Cristina Mittermeier. This is a photo of a boy who is a member of the Kayapo tribe. I was drawn to this photo because of the detailed painting on the boys face.  https://pinterest.com/pin/521784306796875879/

This is a photo of a boy who is a member of the Kayapo tribe. I was drawn to this photo because of the detailed painting on the boys face.

1950s Borneo Malaysia, Dayak Couple

Dayak male and female. Male has a throat tattoo that is said to protect the bearer from headhunters. The tattoo is believed to make the skin of the neck stronger. Beautiful headdress on the girl too Photo circa

Mentawai huntsmen, Indonesia. Kelana DMC - a member of Gondwana DMC's, your…

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Marks of Protection. Ainu woman of Japan with bold facial and forearm tattoos that worked to repel evil spirits from entering her body. The Ainu also practiced medicinal forms of tattooing to relieve rheumatism. The last Ainu woman with tattooing died in 1998. Photograph ca. 1900.

Ainu woman of Japan with bold facial and forearm tattoos that worked to repel evil spirits from entering her body. The Ainu also practiced medicinal forms of tattooing to relieve rheumatism. The last Ainu woman with tattooing died in Photograph ca.

New Zeland | Portrait of Hati Wira Takahi, Ngapuhi chief.	Hati Wira Takah, King Country | Auckland : E Pulman, c1873

New Zeland | Portrait of Hati Wira Takahi, Ngapuhi chief. Hati Wira Takah, King Country | Auckland : E Pulman, c1873

Taiwan Pictures Digital Archive: Beautiful Women Savages on Formosa

Don't care for the "savages" description but.Taiwan Pictures Digital Archive: Beautiful Women Savages on Formosa

Canada ~ Northern Territories | West Arctic Inuit Woman. Her clothes and braids are heavily decorated with beads and other trade items.  Mackenzie River Valley, western coast of Hudson Bay | Photograph by Albert Peter Low.  ca. 1903/4

Canada I Northern Territories I West Arctic Inuit Woman I Her clothes and braids are heavily decorated with beads and other trade items I Mackenzie River Valley, western coast of Hudson Bay I ca.

An image taken between 1886 and 1888 by the woman believed to be New Zealand's first profe...

How traditional Maori face tattoos called Moko describe without words

An image taken between 1886 and 1888 by the woman believed to be New Zealand's first profe...

http://www.mytaiwantour.com/ Taiwan aborigine

http://www.mytaiwantour.com/ Taiwan aborigine

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