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nov 10, tal


Greenland National Musuem and Archives

Inuit Tattoo Traditions Public Talk

This talk presents a peak into patterns and the purpose of the ancient female tattooing practice.

Time & Location

2023 nov 10 16:30 – 18.00

Greenland National Musuem and Archives, Hans Egedesvej 8, Nuuk 3900, Greenland

About the event

Maya Sialuk Jacobsen from Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland founded the research and revival project Inuit Tattoo Traditions in 2010. Maya Sialuk researches Inuit immaterial cultural heritage specifically surrounding Inuttut Kakiuineq - the Inuit tattoo practice and aspects surrounding the practice both in religion and daily life of the Inuit prior to colonization.

Organizer: Maya Sialuk Jacobsen

Affiliation: Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu

  • Venue: Greenland National Musuem, transportudstillingen
  • Target Group: Adults, professionals
  • Language: English

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