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The Center for Southeast Asian Studies > Ub-ufok Ad Fiallig Overview > Teaching Modules > Module 10. Uwak at Fianyas: Tattoo Tradition and Expression of Beauty

Module 10. Uwak at Fianyas: Tattoo Tradition and Expression of Beauty

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Kakau and Batok Talk: Tattoos from Hawaii and the Philippines

Anthropologist Analyn Salvador-Amores at the conclusion of her fieldwork in the mountains of northern Luzon, Philippines filmed an encounter with the Hawaiian tattoo practitioner Keone Nunes and Butbut tattoo practitioner Whang-ud. The conversations reveal a deep connection with the traditional tattooing practice from Polynesia to the Philippines.