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A look back at The Indo Project’s top stories and news articles of 2020. Did your favorites TIP articles make the top five lists?

Top Five Indo Stories

SoCal Indo Ronny Kakebeen pays tribute to his parents with his touching ballad capturing their immigration journey to the US and living the American dream

Read about Edward E. E. Frietman, a luminary in the Indo community known for his work in academia and the sciences.

Get an eye witness account on what it was like to be in Camp Barongan.

Read a letter written by Auntie Titia as she writes to her brother from a Singapore Red Cross refugee camp in the aftermath of WW2.

Indo Oscar Micola Von Furtenrech’s heroic personal story, from Malang to Gothenburg
Indo Oscar Micola Von Furtenrech’s heroic personal story, from Malang to Gothenburg

Check out Oscar Micola Von Furtenrech’s heroic personal story, from Malang to Gothenburg

Top Five Indo News Articles

With the passing of SoCal De Indo founder René Creutzburg, TIP assists with transporting beloved portraits of René and Tjalie Robinson to the Netherlands, to Moesson magazine editor-in-chief Vivian Boon.

The Indo Project rebrands and releases new website and new meaningful logo as it celebrates its tenth anniversary

Board Member Jamie Stern encourages young Indos to be TIP Youth Ambassadors with cultural heritage activities.

2020’s HERDENKING was the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2 in the Pacific. TIP still honored and remembered those of whom have passed before us and those still with us even though the ceremony was cancelled due to the pandemic.

Family Van Halen on the boat to America. From Edward's personal collection. vanhalen.com

The Indo Project explores how late rock legend Eddy Van Halen’s family immigration mirrors many other American Indo immigration stories.

Check out these other 2020 Indo profiles, stories, and news articles:

A young Indo woman living in the UK explores her Indo identity especially through cooking Indonesian food and cultural dancing.

Read about Indo Henk Muller’s description of his family’s first winter in the Netherlands after repatriating from Indonesia

TIP Chair speaks at the 75th year commemoration of the end of WW2 in the Pacific on De Dam, Netherlands amidst pandemic.

1914: The Western Front movie tells the true story of Arthur Knaap, son of an Indo-European father and a Dutch mother, who fought in WW1.

What was your favorite TIP 2020 Indo profile, story, or news article? 

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