Tai Kaliso's bakuaia.

Bakuaia were facial tribal tattoos common to several native tribes in the South Islands. Irohma island natives wore their bakuaia tattoos proudly. Some islands like Galangi did not take part in the bakuaia customs, and only got tattoos on their arms, backs, and legs. This led to some islanders with bakuaia accusing them of trying to pass for white and be more acceptable to the Coalition of Ordered Governments by being able to cover their tattoos up.[1]

South Islanders with BakuaiaEdit


  1. Gears of War: Coalition's End pg 350-351

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