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Indian museum exhibit zooms in on tattoos

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Charcoal and fish teeth the Iroquois once used to make tattoos have given way to modern ink and needles, but many of today’s Native Americans have maintained historic cultural icons when it comes to body art. Others have adopted more-modern symbols, and some blend both. Curators traveled to a half-dozen Native American reservations in the months leading up to this year’s feature exhibit at the Iroquois Indian Museum and put together a unique display of ...

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