The Last Tribal Tattoo Artist | Kalinga, Philippines
Apo Whang Od, 93, is literally one of the last living connections to pre-colonial Filipino culture. She is the last mambabatok (or tribal tattoo artist) in the Philippine region. 

The Last Tribal Tattoo Artist | Kalinga, Philippines

Apo Whang Od, 93, is literally one of the last living connections to pre-colonial Filipino culture. She is the last mambabatok (or tribal tattoo artist) in the Philippine region. 

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vivafilipinas:

Batanes

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cjdesilva:

I was hearing a very angry Ted Failon on the cab’s stereo.

“Artist ka diba? I-drowing mo nga ang Diyos mo. Tapos lalagyan namin ito ng ari ng lalaki. Hindi ka ba mababastos?”

Obviously, Ted Failon was talking about the current national controversy - Filipino artist Mideo Cruz and…