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tattooed woman III
Puerco River at Sunrise
Tattooed Lady II
Mossy Tree
Three Tattooed women
Buddhist Monk
Looking at the view
The trees in the lake
A young lady in nature
Ponderosa Pine in Yosemite
Water Suply
Old Tattooed Chin Lady
Sand Dunes
The Reconstructive part of memory
The Decisive Moment
West Indian Grocery
Uptown Wilderness
The Kiss
Havana Streetlife
Profile of a Flock
Conceiving the Construction
Calf on Motorcycle
Reflections of a Resilient Nation
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Old Tattooed Chin Lady

Chin tribe women wear traditional facial and neck tattoos as a form of inter-tribal branding. This dates back centuries when the kidnapping of women between tribes got out of control. The face band was the answer, and became a form of adornment and pride.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
Total Views: 67
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2015, 6:15 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Mindat, Myanmar