Waves crash on the Bering Sea shoreline in Savoonga on April Many in the village say this spring was the earliest they can remember ice going out, something that complicates walrus hunting. (Marc Lester / Alaska Dispatch News)
Ainu woman of Japan with bold facial and forearm tattoos that worked to repel evil spirits from entering her body. The Ainu also practiced medicinal forms of tattooing to relieve rheumatism. The last Ainu woman with tattooing died in Photograph ca.
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