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Tiki Tattoo Meaning


In Maori mythology, Tiki was the first man created by god. The word now refers to large wood or stone carvings of humanoid figure that are used to mark sacred sites.


A tiki represents gods, guardian spirits and ancestors who are deitified after death. A tattoo of a tiki is a symbol of seeking protection and guidance from the gods or spirits of ancestors that overlook certain aspects of life.

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