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Incredible Native American Indian Tattoos

Anabi @anabi_tattoo

Native American tattoos are incredibly popular today. If you haven’t seen them already, you can check out our other Native American tattoo galleries here, here and here. (We’ll let each one be a bit of a surprise. Since everyone seems to enjoy Native American tattoos, we’ve decided to bring you another gallery dedicated to Native American symbolism and culture. These tattoos are exquisitely done and certainly deserve their moment in the lime light. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. If you have a Native American tattoo you’d like to show off, be sure to share it with us on Instagram and you could see your tattoo in the next gallery.  Read More »

The Best Native American Tattoos You’ll See

Adam Knowles @babyknowles

If you haven’t checked out our previous Native American galleries, you can check them out here and here. We’ve recently released quite a few Native American tattoo galleries because of how popular their culture and symbolism is in tattoo designs, and we hope all of you enjoy this gallery as much as you like those. These tattoos are just too good to ignore, and they just might be the best Native American tattoos we’ve ever seen. If these don’t make you want to get a Native American tattoo, nothing else will – which is okay, because at least you still get to see some premium art.  Read More »

10 Exquisite Native American Tattoos

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People tend to get tattoos that speak to their personal values and sensibilities, which is why most tattoo enthusiasts tend to get at least one tattoo of spiritual or religious significance. The Native Americans who originally inhabited North America were very spiritual people. They believed in harmony and coexistence with nature, an ideal that still resonates with people today. From buffalo skulls to dreamcatchers, there’s a lot of spiritual imagery to choose from Native American culture and lore. A lot of it is considered fascinating and artistic in-and-of itself, making Native American imagery a natural choice for tattoo designs for people of all ethnic backgrounds. With nature being a very popular focal point for tattoo designs, it only makes sense that people would pair pictures of wolves and full moons with Native American chiefs and hunters to create impressively detailed works of art. The synergy practically speaks for itself, which is why a lot of Native American-centric tattoos can be found on people who don’t have any blood relation or ties to Native American cultures. The gallery below showcases some spectacular Native American tattoos that show just how versatile Native American imagery can be. From black-and-white handmade stone knives to cartoon-y buffalo heads, the possibilities are endless. You don’t have to be Native American to appreciate the artistry and subject matter showcased in the designs below. Maybe the next time you step foot into a tattoo parlor you’ll think about getting a Native American tattoo of your own.Read More »

For the Record: Jack Redcloud


Courtesy of Tattoo Archive: I recently came across an ad in The New York Times for prints from Edwards S. Curtis’ Native American photographs. Curtis is well-known for his images of the fading American Indian’s way of life. One of the images offered in this advertisement was for the Oglala Sioux Chief Jack Red Cloud (1862-1928). This got me to thinking about our Jack Redcloud, the tattooist who made his name tattooing in Brooklyn, New York. Unlike the Indian chief, Jack Redcloud the tattooist always spelled his last name as one word. Maybe this was out of respect for the famous chief. At one time his shop was known as Redcloud Jack’s, but in the later years he was referred to as Jack Redcloud…Read More »