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Seattle: Nahaan (#108) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Seattle-born artist Nahaan sees tattoo, like many other forms of artistic expression, as a political act and a form of resistance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 17, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 22, 2018 -- 11:02pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 23, 2018 -- 5:02am Remind me

New Zealand - Gordon Toi (#109) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In the twentieth century, the Maori of New Zealand all but lost their tattooing tradition.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 24, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Alaska - Marjorie Tahbone (#110) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Marjorie Tahbone, an Alaskan artist of Inupiaq heritage, was first among the living women of her family to get her traditional chin tattoo.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 1, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Prince Ruppert - Nakkita Trimble (#111) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 15, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Mexico - Samuel Olman (#112) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The ancient city of Palenque was once a hub of Mayan civilization. For centuries after its decline, it lay hidden under layers of tropical vegetation, until modern archaeologists peeled back the jungle to reveal it to the world in the last century.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 22, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Toronto - Jay Soule (#113) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Dec 29, 2018 -- 4:00pm Remind me
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