Learning about heritage through food

More than 2,000 people came together to celebrate their heritage at the 27th Holland Festival, held at Gemmrig Park, in Long Beach. For many of the attendees (around 70% with roots in the former Dutch East Indies), it is a yearly reunion with family and friends where they enjoy typical foods from Holland and Indonesia.…

TIP TALKS: The Food That Binds Us Together

RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! Suggested minimum donation: $15.00 per person Includes free parking, entry, discussion & sweet & savory samples with refreshments will be served after the presentations and Q and A session.   Pay by credit card or PayPal at https://www.theindoproject.org/donate   How Indo Heritage & Identity Is Preserved. On Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day, one…

The Visit to Hiroshima: Flawed Diplomacy

An editorial by Inez Hollander, PhD On the different social media platforms, discussions regarding the visits by Kerry and Obama to Hiroshima became emotional and contentious. While the visits have been planned carefully with the caveat that neither Kerry nor Obama would offer an apology, I have been bothered by the media’s lack of presenting…

Breaking News: SF Board of Education unanimously passes a Resolution to support ‘Comfort Women’ history textbook in California

By Phyllis Kim. Last night, San Francisco Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution, supporting recent curriculum revision proposed by California Department of Education’s Instructional Quality Commission.  California Department of Education will consider this revision on May 11 and 12. During the public comment period of January and February of this year, about 20,000 California residents…

CWJC DINNER SAN FRANCISCO

by Inez Hollander Lake As an official partner of the Comfort Women Justice Coalition, Linda Kimbrough and Inez Hollander Lake of The Indo Project attended a dinner in Chinatown in San Francisco on March 28. The international coalition was honoring the former comfort woman survivor and Korean activist grandma Lee (88; forced into sexual slavery…

Missing Sybald…

Sybald L. Loth passed away on December 18, 2015. To say that we miss him at The Indo Project (TIP) would be a gross understatement. He left not only a grieving family and friends but a huge void in the organization in whose work he believed in so strongly. Sybald was born in Malang on…

Announcing: The Indo Project Research Fellowship.

The Indo Project (www.theindoproject.org), an international non-profit organization and the #1 portal for the Indo Dutch community worldwide, invites eligible candidates to apply for The Indo Project Research Fellowship to promote and publish original research covering any aspect of the Indo Dutch community, its art, history, literature and/or culture. Interested candidates who have either a BA/MA degree…

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,…