Native American Tattoo Designs

Published on January 11, 2012 by Amy

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Native American Tattoo Design
Native American Tattoo Design

Tattoos have become very popular in modern day society, and the popularity of them is just continuing to grow. There are many different styles of tattoo flash to choose from or you can design your own or have a tattoo artist design one of your ideas. Native American tattoo designs are usually very popular flash choices for people of Native American heritage. On the other hand there are many Natives that are very close to their Native American culture and their specific tribes, so these Native Americans might want to have a custom tribal design or symbol tattooed on them.

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Some of the most popular tattoo flash of Native American tattoo designs are things like dream catchers, different animal designs, especially animals that were sacred to many Native American Indians, such as wolves, eagles or bears. You can also find many Native American tattoo designs that are much bigger and have intricate designs with feathers and other symbols of the Natives like arrowheads and bow and arrows.

Many things can be done with tattoo work in modern times so you could even find Native American tattoo designs that are actual portraits of famous Native Americans that you looked up to growing up. If you are a person that really loves tattoos and likes the Native American tattoo designs you can design your own huge back piece and incorporate many of your tribal symbols into it. You can also have sleeves done on your arms with nice Native American tribal designs. Being a proud Native American Indian can play a big part in your tattoo work and tattooing among Native Americans can be traced back thousands of years.

Many different Indian Tribes were tattooed thousands of years ago and there are records of many great Indian chiefs that had many tattoos on their bodies. Back then the tattoos were very primitive and usually they were symbols of their tribes, or great battles or hunts they have been through. Just as tattoos do nowadays to many people, they all told their own story and many tribes that had tattoos had specific designs that were specific to their tribal customs.

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