Tribe Gallery 3

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We ask that you do not copy the patterns of the tattoos given here as well as the tattoos from our other pages. These tattoos have actual meanings that are specifically made for the person wearing them. Each pattern and design depict their own personal stories of their lives and ancestry, NOT YOURS!!! “Research your own roots and water your own tree.”



Extra!!! Extra!!! BERNARD RUNO becomes AMANG from the get because he stepped up to the plate and took the responsibility to start a chapter of the tribe in SHY-TOWN/Chicago, Illinois. Notice the Anting-Anting on his elbow. Designed by ELLE and tattooed by Big ROCK on his right arm and on his left it is Tattooed by LEO ZULUETA. BERNARD is a Pastry Chef and owns a pastry shop called Sweet Thang.


RICO – A member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe with a title rank of Anak-BLACK. Got half of his chaklag finished which includes the Monkey Eating Eagle – The National Bird of the Philippines. Designed by ELLE tattooed by BIG ROCK. Rico is a Navy Personnel serving in Iraq.

A friend of the tribe TRICIA ALLEN, Anthropologist and tattooist has tattooed a few members of the tribe (Mel, Matt Medina, etc) [Left: Designed by ZEL tattooed by TRICIA]


MEL ORPILLA (Anak-Red); Filipino Cultural Speaker/Historian from Vallejo. [1&2] MEL shows off his tattoo, designed by Elle (Amang-Red) and tattooed by Tricia Allen.


Orly Locquiao – is a great friend of the tribe from the very beginning. One of the many talented tattoo artists that the tribe has had the privilege of working with. His tattoo shop, HUMBLE BEGINNINGS, is located in San Jose, California. [1]Elle (Amang-RED) designing/drawing patterns on fellow tribe member ERIC BARRIOS (Anak-BLACK) [2]ORLY doing his magic with the tattoo gun.


AL BUNDY. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed and Tattooed by ORLY LOCQUAIO of Humble Beginnings Tattoo Studio, but in this occasion he tattooed at ELLE’s house.

MIKEY (Anak-BLACK) – A member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe. (Amang-RED) ELLE`s design and plans for Mikey`s traditional “chaklag”

MIKEY from the big island of Hawaii!!! He is going to start a chapter of the tribe there. He will be the Amang of the Tribe on the Chapter of Hilo. Designed by ELLE (Amang-RED); Tattooed by: BIG ROCK from the Speezy. MIKEY works as a mechanic.

AARON (Anak-BLACK)- A member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe. First picture is a rough draft. Second two, is the outlines. The remaining pictures are blackening and inside work. (Tattoo is not a finished product) AARON is a college student. Designed by ELLE tattooed by BIG ROCK.


CHRISTIAN – Not a member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe. This tattoo is a cover up. As you can see the first picture has some old English writing on Christian`s back, which he wanted to cover up. Designed by ELLE tattooed by BIG ROCK. CHRISTIAN works as a Wesco Fire Fighter.


GENE FLORES – Not a member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon. This is traditionally on each butt cheek but we decided to put up on his back. We will use the two circular designs as the eyes of an omen bird, the owl. So we are not done with his back just yet. [Notice how different Visayan tattooing is] Designed by ELLE tattooed by BIG ROCK. GENE works as a Physical Therapist.


JAYSON WINBORN – A member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. We incorporated Filipino patterns with the tattoo that he already had. Tattoo designed by ELLE (Amang-RED) and tattooed by Chris Henry of Silver City Tattoo, Washington. Jayson is a former active duty Marine and is now a Government Contractor and a Military Instructor.

Dennis’ Tattoo. He represents in Seattle. Designed by ELLE. Tattoo designed by ELLE (Amang-RED) and tattooed by Chris Henry of Silver City Tattoo, Washington.

RON BELLEZA – A candidate to join the tribe. Tattoo of lizard is a cover up of a previous tattoo with Filipino designs around it. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed by Elle and tattooed by LES of Enemy Tattoo in Everett, Washington. Ron is an Associate Engineer for Panasonic’s Aviation Dept. and over see the retro fits and installations of in-flight entertainment systems on airplanes.


Big ROCK tattooing on LARRY BENZON. LARRY BENZON, a member of TATAK NG APAT NA ALON TRIBE. He is getting his first tattoo on his leg. Designed by Elle (Amang-RED); Tattooed by: BIG ROCK from the Speezy. Larry also works as a Nurse.

CHARPHIL – Moved up in the ranks from being Anak-BLUE, to Anak-RED, and now finally after a year he then earns the honor to be an AMANG because of the responsibilities he will acquire as he starts a new chapter of TATAK NG APAT NA ALON TRIBE in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. Designed byELLE (Amang-RED); Tattooed by: BIG ROCK from the Speezy. CHARPHIL is a college student and screen-writer.

JULIUS, Amang Gyroe’s younger brother, who recently joined the tribe. He is an Army Personnel, who happens to be in Iraq right now. Check out his tattoo, it has the Mark of the Four Waves Tribe insignia as the framework. Most of the members have some form of this insignia on their bodies which represent that they are members. Designed by Elle (Amang-RED); Tattooed by: Big ROCK from the Speezy.

JULES GOMEZ, he is a law school graduate and is currently working as an LA County Deputy Sheriff, assigned to patrol the south LA area. He is a member of Tatak Ng Apat Na Alon Tribe with a title rank of Anak-BLACK. His tattoo is another hybrid of Filipino patterns with Po’oino’s twist to it. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed and tattooed by Po’oino and finished by Big Rock. His second tattoo as you see on this banner (the inside of the arm) was done by Glen Fontillas on his third visit here in the mainland.

PAUL – A member of the tribe with the title rank of Anak-BLACK, gets a contemporary hybrid tribal tattoo from Po’oino. It is Filipino patterns but with a Polynesian twist. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed and Tattooed by: Po’oino. Paul is a High School Senior and is President of the Filipino Club at his school.

AISEA – great friend from the tribe, he is a tattoo artist from Primitive Black Tattoo – Oahu, Hawaii. [1] Recent photo of Aisea taken at the tattoo shop in Hawaii [2] Aisea tapping and Ni Powell stretching [3]Jason Tauti’s arm piece tattooed by Aisea.

JOHN – he is a Navy Personnel. His tattoo is a hybrid of a Filipino and Polynesian patterns. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed by Elle (Amang-Red) and Tongan Artist Aisea; Tattooed by Aisea from Hawaii.

BERNARD SORIANO – A candidate to join the tribe. He works as a Physical Therapist in Hawaii. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed and tattooed by Aisea of Primitive Black Tattoo Oahu, Hawaii.

REX – A candidate to join the tribe. Patterns and Research provided by the Tribe. Designed and tattooed by Aisea of Primitive Black Tattoo Oahu, Hawaii.

We ask that you do not copy the patterns of the tattoos given here as well as the tattoos from our other pages. These tattoos have actual meanings that are specifically made for the person wearing them. Each pattern and design depict their own personal stories of their lives and ancestry, NOT YOURS!!! “Research your own roots and water your own tree.”