NAME THAT BOOK!!

We need your help! What is YOUR favorite book that captures the Indo experience? We have all been there—our Indo Dutch and Indies Dutch culture is strong, but some of it we cannot share with our children and/or grandchildren because it is… in Dutch! The Indo Project is well aware of this conundrum and hopes…

Today’s Enemies Will Be Tomorrow’s Friends.

By Joty ter Kulve. Today’s enemies will be tomorrow’s friends—however unimaginable it might seem. I certainly did not think this when the doors of our concentration camp in Jakarta were thrown open in August 1945. I had just survived the horrors of imprisonment and was full of negative feelings towards the Japanese. Now, seventy years later,…

Commemoration Ceremony in Los Angeles 2015.

On Saturday August 15th the Commemoration Ceremony in Los Angeles  was opened by Sandra van Lommel Ly – Master of Ceremony. Followed by the invocation by Father Edwin Duyshart. Auke Mensink, President of the Committee 15 augustus 1945, gave a word of welcome, thanking the different organizations present. The Director of the LA National Cemetery,…

70 Years Later: A Plea for Transitional Justice

By Inez Hollander, Ph.D. With the commemoration of the 70th year anniversary of the ending of WWII in Asia, it’s time to look back and look forward, and make sure we share the commemoration of this important year with the next generations to make sure our Indo Dutch legacy doesn’t become a further footnote in history.…

THE WORLDWIDE INDO CHALLENGE.

Strength—Bravery—Loyalty—Love—Family—You are an Indo. Are you ready for the Challenge? We’re on a mission to map our dynamic worldwide Indo community. Take the challenge…stand up and be counted!  The Indo Project has set out to show the world that our culture and history is dynamic, interesting and relevant. Who we are and who you are…

Our Indo Tree.

The Indo Project  Team thanks you for your support during an incredible year of growth. Most of us who have our roots in the former Dutch East Indies recognize the importance of keeping our history and culture alive.  A constant reminder of this are the letters and emails you send us, the old photos and…

Indo Dutch Food Culture.

By Jeff Keasberry As of this month we are adding a new category to our TIP site: Food.  Eating and cooking are at the core of our culture and talking about it equally so. The objective is not to create another recipe box per se, as there are plenty of those sites already, but more…

Indos are WorldWide.

by Jamie Stern  Here at The Indo Project we’re busy working on the next phase of our groundbreaking research–mapping today’s Indo population. We have a brand new challenge for the Indo community. We’re aiming to map the worldwide Indo population. All information shared with TIP is 100% safe, anonymous, and will not be distributed to…