Tamara Fieldings Wajang World.

Tamara Fielding was recently featured in an article in the Jakarta Globe, titled ‘Taking Wayang to the World Stage. You can find the article here:  http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/arts/taking-wayang-to-the-world-stage/524694. Tamara will be going to the Indo Heritage Fest August 11, 2012.  

BRIDGING THE GAP IN DUTCH-INDONESIAN GENEALOGY.

When the Dutch government eventually granted independence to their former colony, the Dutch (Netherland) East Indies in 1949, a large community of some 200,000 Indos were forced to find a new homeland.  They were the offspring (descendants) of former Dutch and other European settlers, who often intermarried with women of Indonesian or other mixed ancestry. …

My Oom Bert Simon

A recent article in “De Java Post” about Oom Bert Simon, started me thinking.  Oom Bert was one of eight children; I don’t remember if he was the 3rd or 4th child.  He was very popular with the Indo/Indonesian community in Holland, as he was Station Manger for Garuda Indonesian Airways.  He was also my…