Lembata and Timor Fieldtrip

Lembata and Timor Fieldtrip

In September our fieldstaff visited both Flores and Timor to meet with weavers working with Threads of Life. Twenty years ...
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First, Do No Harm

First, Do No Harm

When I first came to Bali in 1986 I remember talking to Pung as I was trying to learn some ...
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Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores Part 2

Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores Part 2

The island of Palu’e is located off the north coast of Flores in the Flores Sea and is part of ...
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Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores

Community Social Enterprise – Nani House, Maumere, Flores

During the latter half of May, Tutut, Leah Uhe (our AVI -Australian Volunteer International) and myself made our second visit ...
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Timor & Flores Partners with CELLS

Timor & Flores Partners with CELLS

Threads of Life's nonprofit partner, the Bebali Foundation, has been working on a project called CELLS (Cultural Ecology Livelihood Learning ...
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The Luxury of Water on Savu

The Luxury of Water on Savu

On our November trip to Savu we arrived before the rains. The land was very dry and hot, and we ...
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Traveling to Timor with the Threads of Life team

Traveling to Timor with the Threads of Life team

I had the privilege of joining the Threads of Life field trip to West Timor this August. Throughout our travels ...
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Bricks, Baskets and Bartering in Lembata and East Flores

Bricks, Baskets and Bartering in Lembata and East Flores

When we were arrived on the south coast of Lembata we met a man with his son making cement bricks ...
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Full Circle in Flores

Full Circle in Flores

Katharina Paba is one of the only weavers in Bajawa, central Flores, able to make the ceremonial beaded Lawo Butu ...
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