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Maori man with full moko tattoo
Maori man with full moko tattoo
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Skin Stories: The Art and Culture of Polynesian Tattoo

Samoan “taupou”, the most lovely of village maidens


 
The process of tattoo can be extremely painful.
The process of tattoo can be extremely painful.

Women with leg tattoos
Women with leg tattoos.

Crew filming in Polynesia.
Crew filming in Polynesia.