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The Batik and the Cobek

Read as an Indo refugee treasures prized possessions from Indonesia as her family repatriates to the Netherlands and then eventually immigrated to the USA. Like many other Dutch-Indonesian refugees, our family took only a few meager possessions with us when we made the journey across the Atlantic from Holland to America. I was almost 4…

Indo Tamara Fielding shares love of shadow puppets

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.  

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…

Petition About WWII Backpay and Damage Reparations in the Former Dutch East Indies.

The Indisch (Indo) Cultural Center in collaboration with the Indisch (Indo) Platform calls on Dutch Indonesian (Indo) people to sign a new petition about the so-called “Indo Issue” relating to WWII compensation.  67 years after the Japanese capitulation, the Dutch Government still refuses to compensate Indos for the damage they have suffered during the war.  WWII German…

Welcome to our NEW Website.

Welcome to our new website. May 2012 is the month of new and exiting things for The Indo Project. We launch our new website and some board members will get to meet the Indo Community at the Holland Festival in Long Beach May 27, 2012. We continuously evolve to better serve our constituents and visitors.…