Samoan Tattoos and Their Meanings | Samoan Tattoos Designs, Ideas and Meaning
Samoan adapted sleeve tribal tattoo The geometric patterns of Samoan tattoos are widely used in the masculine tattoos for men.
Traditional one / samoan handtapped tomasi Aloha
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Fa‘asamoa (Samoan culture) inevitably changed in New Zealand. However, many Samoans continued the traditional practice of tattooing. The pe‘a tattoo, shown here in a self portrait by Greg Semu, is worn by men and normally extends from the waist to the knee. The pe‘a is a very painful process which can take several weeks to complete. It is a rite of passage for Samoan males.
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Sua Sulu'ape Petelo is worth mentioning because...he carries an ancient tradition on into the future without fear of change and reinvention; and he also tattooed me.