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can i get a samoan tattoo even though iam not samoan?
« on: September 14, 2010, 09:33:31 PM »
hi i wanted to know if i can get a samoan tattoo even though iam not samoan ..iam married to a samoan and i always loved samoan tattoos..i want some opinions plz ;)


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Re: can i get a samoan tattoo even though i am not samoan?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2010, 08:00:41 AM »
I think the issue is not so much Samoan or non-Samoan, but perhaps male vs. female.
Tattoos are a strongly male tradition in Samoa.


At least in the old days. It was a painful rite of passage to show bravery and be worthy of honor.

Now I suppose it can also be simply body decoration.

Were you thinking about the traditional tattoo from waist to knees?

I never saw a woman with that, but maybe you would be the first :)

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samoan woman tattoos?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2010, 08:29:44 AM »
Samoan women can have tattoos, but usually more elegant than men.



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