Indo Sylvie's parents journey in 1950 from Indonesia to Holland.

Losing, Reclaiming and Embracing My Cultural Indo Identity Part 1

by TIP volunteer Sylvie Waxman  Definition Cultural identity is the identity of belonging to a group. It is part of a person’s self-conception and self-perception and is related to nationality, ethnicity, religion, social class, generation, locality, or any kind of social group that has its own distinct culture. (Wikipedia) The following are short descriptions for…

Indo Sjoekje Sas(a)bone dressed in COVID protective gear

Resiliency in the Time of COVID: Strategies for Indo Families & Loved Ones

Indo Sjoekje F. Sas(a)bone, LCSW, EMHA, encourages resiliency in her mother and aunt during the COVID-19 pandemic with strategies that can help Indo families and loved ones. The Calm Before the Rona Storm Pre-pandemic, my family titles were “technology repair person,” “phone call mediator,” “forms completer,” “‘can you get something on your way here’ retriever,”…