Out of the Boondocks

Eskrima and Filipino Tribal Tattoo

Episode 3 | 25m 26s  | Video has closed captioning.

Jessica Mercado practices eskrima, a traditional martial art from the Philippines. She talks about the history and importance of self-defense and awareness. Tha Kuya is a tribal tattooer, an older brother figure to many, and formerly incarcerated. While gradually learning more about being Filipino, he uncovered his passion through his creativity.

Aired: 05/19/22

Rating: NR

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Out of the Boondocks is a local public television program presented by KPBS.