Purchase Sounds of Origins DVD Now

The Sounds of Origins was a wonderful TIP event this year! Now, you can experience this wonderful documentary by Hetty in your own home, share with your family members and friends. The Indo Project’s TIPTalk Series presented Hetty Naaijkens’ newest documentary on the Indos who introduced rock ‘n roll to the Netherlands. The film is…

Diaspora Old Map.

  By Jan Krancher The word “diaspora” has been used throughout the web site of The Indo Project.  Most readers are undoubtedly acquainted with this Greek term referring to the dispersion or scattering of Jews outside of Palastine after the Babylonian exile or, to put it another way, the area outside of Palastine settled by the Jews.  In that…

Troops 1947.

Excerpt Translated by Jan Krancher, California, USA After WWII, in an effort to re-establish control of its colony from 1947-1949 the Dutch instigated a “Politionele Acties” (police action) by sending  troops back to Indonesia.  To ease the transition for the troops and prepare them, a guidebook was published titled “Scheepspraet”.  It is interesting to note the actual meaning…