The haunting portrait of an Armenia woman with tattoos on her face, indicates that she was ‘owned’ by someone as a forced wife and sex-slave during the years of the Armenian Genocide. "Grandma’s Tattoos" unveils the story of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War-Armenian Genocide.
Armenians are marched to a nearby prison in Mezireh by armed Turkish soldiers, 1915. (photo credit: Artaxiad, Wikimedia Commons)
American Holocaust: When It’s All Over I’ll Still Be Indian
The powerful and hard-hitting documentary, American Holocaust, is quite possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi holocaust, which claimed at least 6 million Jews, and the American Holocaust which claimed, according to conservative estimates, 19 million Indigenous People. It is seldom noted anywhere in fact, be it in textbooks or on the internet, that Hitler studied America’s “Indian policy”, and used it as a model for what he termed “the final solution.”
Grandma? (1930’s Teen Delinquents)
Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).