Indonesian Pilgrimage, Part I.

By Inez Hollander. In 2008, I published Silenced Voices with Ohio University Press– the book was a so-called family memoir about the hidden force of the Dutch East Indies in my mother’s family: more than three generations of her family had resided in the Indies, where they had had several plantations, yet there were no family albums,…

General Meeting Backpay

The Hague, December 10th, 2015 – By Inez Hollander Lake. Today, on December 10th, 2015, there was a General Meeting between Secretary van Rijn and Members of the Tweede Kamer to discuss questions regarding the backpay of 1,100 remaining survivors who, as soldiers or civil servants, served in the Dutch East Indies during the war. This backpay will consist of…

Thank You & Happy Holidays

Dear Friends, 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 and the old photos and passionate postings you place on Facebook.  All reminders of our common heritage,…

MANY THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN 2015!

We are happy to report that because of YOUR interest and support, The Indo Project was able to accomplish much this past year! The organization is truly becoming the portal for Indo history and culture worldwide, especially representing Indos outside of the Netherlands. This is reflected in: The growing number of people who sign up…