Skindigenous

Season 1
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Season 1, Episode 13 - Toronto

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Jay Soule is a multidisciplinary artist known as 'Chippewar' in the Indigenous community. His internationally recognized work expresses much of the angst of today's Indigenous population in Canada.
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Season 1, Episode 12 - Mexico

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The ancient city of Palenque was once a hub of Mayan civilization. For centuries it lay hidden under layers of tropical vegetation, until modern archaeologists revealed it to the world.
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Season 1, Episode 11 - Prince Rupert

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As the only living tattoo artist from the Nisga'a Nation, Nakkita Trimble hopes to revive the traditional process of tattooing known as gihlee'e.
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Season 1, Episode 10 - Alaska

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Marjorie Tahbone, an Alaskan artist of Inupiaq heritage, was first among the living women of her family to get her traditional chin tattoo.
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Season 1, Episode 9 - New Zealand

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In the twentieth century, the Maori of New Zealand all but lost their tattooing tradition.
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Seattle

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Seattle-born artist Nahaan sees tattoo, like many other forms of artistic expression, as a political act and a form of resistance.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Hawaii

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If Keone Nunes had never picked up the tools and answered the call to master of kakau, there would likely be no traditional tattooing in Hawaii today.
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Newfoundland

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Jordan Bennett is an artist of Mi'kmaq descent, whose work blends pop culture and traditional teachings into work that connects the past, the present and the future.
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Samoa

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Western Samoa is one of the few places on the planet where traditional tattooing continued unimpeded through the colonial era.
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Season 1, Episode 4 - British Columbia

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Dion Kaszas is an artist and scholar of mixed heritage with a strong connection to his Interior Salish roots. He has devoted countless hours to traditional tattooing arts nearly lost to colonisation.
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