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Shaman tattoo by richbrenner Shaman tattoo by richbrenner
This is the tattoo method used by the kerei medicine men of Siberut Island in the Mentawais. The "ink" is a gooey mixture of coconut and banana leaf ashe and the needle is a small rusty nail stuck through a piece of hardwood. It takes days of this painful method just to cover one limb.
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Pagetasabbau Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009
nice pic,,,i am mentawai people...see my gallery....thankz...:D
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0-Akasha-0 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2006  Professional General Artist
woa...that's quite interesting :D
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