Season 1

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.

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.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Indonesia

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The Mentawai people inhabit a group of islands west of Sumatra, in Indonesia. For centuries, they have practiced a form of shamanism in which the art of tattoo plays an integral role.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Alberta

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Metis artist Amy Malbeuf's insatiable appetite for new creative outlets has led her to work in many artistic fields, including traditional Indigenous tattooing.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Philippines

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In a remote village in the Northern Philippines, Wang Od Oggay carries on the tattooing tradition of her ancestors, offering the sacred markings once reserved for the warriors and women of the Kalinga

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.