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Tattoo historian Steve Gilbert explains that the word “tattoo” itself is a combination of Marquesan and Samoan words – tatau and tatu – to describe these practices.Tattoos Have A Long History Going Back To The Ancient World – And Also To Colonialism|LGBTQ-Editor|September 13, 2021|No Straight News
He sold a decrepit whale-boat, as good as new what of the fresh white paint, to a Marquesan chief.The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
“The coral waxes, the palm grows, and man departs,” says the Marquesan; and he folds his hands.
Death alone could not satisfy Marquesan vengeance; the flesh must be eaten.
It would be hard to find a woman more becomingly adorned than “a well-tattooed” Marquesan.
Even in a time of famine, it is probable that Marquesan life went far more gaily than is here represented.