The Beautiful History and Symbolism of Philippine Tattoo ...

May 04, 2017 · The tattoos that these warriors possessed were not just meant for decorative purposes. As stated by William Henry Scott in his book “Barangay: Sixteenth Century Philippine Culture”, the tattoos of the Pintados projects an aura of intimidation and fear towards their enemies, which was a part of their psychological strategy during tribal war and raids.Author: Daniel De Guzman…