Dion Kaszas looks to revive traditional tattooing

The Georgia Straight featured tattoo artist Dion Kaszas who is also a UBC masters’ candidate in interdisciplinary’ studies specializing in Indigenous studies.

“I am looking closely at the revival of Indigenous tattooing locally and globally,” he said. “As a cultural tattoo practitioner, I am an expert at the traditional methods of hand-poke and skin-stitch tattooing. These are methods which my ancestors, the Nlaka’pamux, used in the application of our cultural tattoos.”