Tattoo News - June 2002
ON THE WEB
On Marshallese Tattooing: Dirk HR Spennemann's book on tattooing in the Marshall Islands in online at http://marshall.csu.edu.au/html/tattoo/t-pref-test.html Also see http://marshall.csu.edu.au/html/Bibliographies/Special/BiblioTattoos.html for an exttensive bibliography on Marshallese tattooing. For general info. on the Marshalls, see http://marshall.csu.edu.au/index.html Another great website with a focus on traditional arts & crafts is at http://www.rmiembassyus.org/about/traditional.html
On Samoan design: The best site yet on Samoan siapo (barkcloth) and design is at http://www.siapo.com/ Check it out! You can even order supplies to make your own!
On ancient Marquesan tattoo: This site has a brief text on the oigin of tattooing, along with several great old Marquesan illustrations. http://www.tahiti1.com/en/indentity/tattoo.htm
Oceanic Art: An extensive list of links to sites on Oceanic arts and a virtual gallery are at http://www.TribalArtsDirectory.com/TribalArts/Home.nsf/Directory?OpenView&Start=1&Count=1000&Expand=6#6
Calling all CA Tongans! Tongan tattooist Rodney Powell will be traveling with Tricia and tattooing in LA in July. Check out his work at http://tongan_tattoo.tripod.com/TonganTattoo/id7.html
UPCOMING CALIF. EVENTS
SAN DIEGO residents-- Tricia will once again be tattooing in San Diego in early August. Read on for details.
Keali'i Reichel has a number of upcoming California concerts scheduled, including a free concert on July 14th at Stern Grove in San Francisco. see http://www.kealiireichel.com/concerts.html
A Hawaiian cultural events calander is online at http://www.geocities.com/~olelo/calendar.html
TRICIA'S TATTOO SCHEDULE
Tricia is back at home on O'ahu & available by phone until July 1st at (808) 734-8677, but please keep in mind the time difference & don't call before 12:00 noon CA time, but you can call as late as midnight. If you are nterested in an appointment during her upcoming CA trip, call SOON! the schedule is filling fast! For details on how to sign up, see
http://www.tattootraditions.alohaworld.com/tattootraditions/schedule.htm You can also e-mail her at email@example.com, but only from June 20th through July 1st. Tricia does NOT e-mail when she's on the mainland.
June 20th to July 1st - HONOLULU
July 5th to 16th - SAN FRANCISCO (only 4 appointments are available!)
July 19th to 29th - LOS ANGELES (there's still quite a few openings)
July 31st to Aug. 4th - SAN DIEGO (the schedule is still
The deadline to sign up for a guaranteed appointment is past but there are still limited appointments available. Call Tricia quick if you are seriously interested, And sign up soon! For details on how to sign up, see http://www.tattootraditions.alohaworld.com/tattootraditions/schedule.htm or stop by any of the California locations listed on the website to sign up in person & see samples of Tricia's work.