Happy New Year

We want to wish the Indo community a wonderful New Year! Our 2013 New Year’s wish is that together: 1.      we continue to uphold and honor the legacy of our parents and grandparents by actively keeping Indo culture and history alive through education and raising awareness. 2. we show the world that there is strength and…

Indos on the plains.

Ingrid’s parents, Gerard and Netty and her older brothers, Erik and Ferry   I would like to share an article submitted by my friend, Ingrid Keizer Wilson, who has begun the journey of learning more about her Indo roots.  Born in Kansas, where her parents ended up after repatriation to the Netherlands from the former…

GLODOK PRISON During WW II.

By Kareen Richard The “Glodok Affair” is a little known chapter in the events that occurred during World War II in the Dutch East Indies. In mid-1944, a man named Piet Hein van den Eeckhout was released from the Japanese Civilian camp in Tjimahi because he vocalized his pro-Japanese feelings.  A number of same-minded others…