Sewn tattoos

Inuit Tradition

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inuit

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USREPORT-US-ALASKA-WHALES

AD 22450

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Arctic coast of Siberia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland

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Hunter-gather society

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use animal skin for clothing and housing

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practiced for at least 35,000 years

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rituals

threaten

imposed Christianity

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eskimo_girl Facial tattoos primarily given to girls at early age and to women

but also given to handsome men

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Manners of women

beards plugged out

concubines

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Alice Yavaseuk 96 yrs.

St. Lawrence

fall 2002

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http://www.vanishingtatto.com
http://www.windowa.ucar.edu

Instruments & Process

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