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Whang-od Oggay (born 17 February 1917) is a Filipina tattoo artist from Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, Philippines.. She is thought as the last mambabatok (traditional Kalinga tattooist) from the Butbut people in Buscalan Kalinga and the oldest tattoo artist in the Philippines. She has been tattooing headhunters and women of the indigenous people of Butbut in Buscalan Kalinga for more than 80 ...Born: 17 February 1917 (age 102), Tinglayan, Kalinga, ……

Mambabatok: Tattoo tradition in the Philippines Culture ...

For more than seventy years, Apo Whang-Od has been tattooing women and headhunters in the region of Kalinga. This elderly woman was born in 1918 and is considered to be the last mambabatok still living. Whang-Od has tribal tattoos covering her chest and arms and it is her father who taught her this ancient art of tattooing the body with ink and ...…

How to get a Tribal Tattoo from the legendary Whang Od.

Dec 03, 2019 · This was not why I was here. I was here to get inked. I was here to find Apo Whang Od, a living legend and the last Kalinga tattoo artist to hold the title of Mamababatok – the tattoo master. For nearly fifty years, Whang Od has been keeping the traditions of the Butbut tribe alive by tattooing with thorns, soot and a bamboo hammer.…