Tattoo Hunter Crocodile Scarification of Papua New Guinea

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Tattoo Hunter follows tattoo anthropologist Lars Krutak as he investigates ancient body modification rituals from around the world. He seeks to understand the meaning behind these sacred traditions that date back thousands of years by immersing himself into the daily life of warriors, cannibals and head-hunters. Witness the visually stunning artwork that some of the fascinating people featured in the series have adorned on their bodies. Join Lars as he uncovers the rich heritage behind this ancient art form and exposes several unique customs, including tattooing styles, practices, design and scarification processes. Tattoo hunter Lars Krutak takes a trip into a remote village in the Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea in hope of becoming the first ever foreigner to take part in a traditional skin cutting ceremony, which resembles the skin of a Pukpuk (Crocodile). Produced and directed by Kim MacQuarrie.