Bontoc Ink

3,109 views
2,726 views

Published on

The lost art of tattoo on Bontoc women in Bontoc, Mountain Province, Philippines. This is a presentation by Evona Patingan during her high school days at Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School. The presentation is a documentation of her culture as a member of the Bontoc tribe.

Published in: Education
1 Comment
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,109
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
109
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
30
Comments
1
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Bontoc Ink

  1. 1. EVONA PATINGAN Bontoc, Mountain Province
  2. 3. <ul><li>FATEK is the word used to call the tattoo on the hands of the old women in Bontoc. They say, they had it because it beautifies the body and it looks good when they dance the traditional dance, the “sagni ” </li></ul>
  3. 5. BLACK BEANS/FALATONG
  4. 6. TIK-TIKO
  5. 7. BLACK BEANS/ FALATONG
  6. 8. LADDER/TEY-TEY
  7. 9. ALAD
  8. 10. ALAD
  9. 11. CENTIPEDE
  10. 12. KHALU
  11. 13. Nanannay kay ina ngag na..?
  12. 14. Into? An-a man Sa tokwifi..
  13. 15. <ul><li>THE END… c”.) </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Hope that you learned something about fatek..!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks a lot to ina Comaya, ikit Awad and ikit Lapo who patiently answered our questions about this wonderful and indigenous hand tattoo . HAIL TO THESE WOMEN WHO BRAVED THE PAINS OF TATTOOING!!! </li></ul>

×