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… Read More

A Time To Remember – 4th annual TipTalks

It was a warm Saturday afternoon, on October 7th, when more that 150 people came together at the American Legion in Azusa, for  the 4th annual TipTalks: an educational seminar and social event sponsored by The Indo Project in cooperation with… Read More

Is the Indische Kwestie a Human Rights Violation?

The Indo Project Editorial Series Indische Kwestie- Part V By Inez Hollander Lake, Ph.D. In this fifth and final part of our editorial series on the Indische Kwestie, I would like to summarize what has happened with the… Read More

On The Move In Indonesia

By Roger Green. Dokars: A dokar is the jiggling, horse-drawn cart found throughout Indonesia. The two-wheeled carts are usually brightly colored with decorative motifs and bells. The small horses or ponies often have long tassels attached to their… Read More

The Indische Kwestie: Developments in the 1950s – Part III

A Special Indo Project Editorial Series. by Inez Hollander, Ph.D. On Tuesday, February 28th, party leader Alexander Pechtold of the political party D’66, was a guest in a talkshow and referred to the migrants who came from Indonesia to the Netherlands… Read More

Back Pay and War Damages. How the Netherlands has dropped the ball in contrast with other Allied countries

A Special Indo Project Editorial Series Part I by Inez Hollander, Ph.D. On the Indische Kwestie, Back Pay and Human Rights Harry Francken, who became the main character of my book Silenced Voices (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008),… Read More

Shinzo Abe Visits Pearl Harbor: Breakthrough or More of the Same?

special editorial by Inez Hollander, PhD The Indo Project was pleased to see that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit and honor the victims of Pearl Harbor, which was a breakthrough and… Read More

R. W. MOORREES FAMILY FIRST YEARS IN THE U.S.

By Leroy Moorrees In July 1962, my parents, two brothers and I, left Vught / ‘s-hertogenbosch, the Netherlands for America. I remember very little from the ship, the Groote Beer that took us from Rotterdam to New York,… Read More

West Central Florida 7th Indo Pride Celebration

THE INDO PROJECT CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO THE  West Central Florida 7th Indo Pride Celebration SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2016   12 noon – 5 p.m. Heather Country Clubhouse 7406 Saint Andrews Blvd Weeki Wachee, Florida 34613 $20 pp…. Read More

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… Read More