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…

Happy Oma & Opa Day!

By Jamie Stern Photo: Jamie as a toddler with her Mother, Oma, Opa and Tante – 1989. Congratulations to all the new grandparents this year and to all the grandparents who received more grandbabies!  The Indo Project’s very own newsletter editor, Ingrid McCleary, is celebrating her new grandson, Baby Ben. (Congratulations Ingrid!) This Sunday happens…

To Remember: My Oma’s Story

By Sierra Jacob. What of the children? Once resting swollen in our wombs, the weight we carried between the yawning of our hips. Tasting the salt air like we did, pushed up against the hunched horizon in liberation ships to Holland—to Australia—to the United States. How we thought we could forget the dark slash of…

MEMORIAL – HERDENKINGSCEREMONIE 2014.

The annual memorial was held in Los Angeles on August 9, 2014. On this day we remembered and honored the fallen of the Dutch East Indies forces and civilians (men, women and children) during the Japanese occupation during WWII in South East Asia and during the bersiap period. Welcoming word was given by Mr. Auke…

“Kiss me I’m Indo and Irish!”

By Jamie Stern Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s all celebrate with the Irish! Interestingly, among our TIP supporters we have discovered at least 30 of our constituents are Irish and Indo mixes. And it’s likely that we have plenty more out there! Meanwhile, the rest of us can make-believe that we each have a just…