Snapshots of a Successful Timor Field Trip

Snapshots of a Successful Timor Field Trip

I was so happy to be back in Timor, my home island. This was Pung and my first trip this ...
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Nostalgic in Sumba

Nostalgic in Sumba

It has been 11 years since the last time I was in Sumba. As a Balinese mother, it is always ...
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Patience Pays Off: Textiles Strengthening Traditions

Patience Pays Off: Textiles Strengthening Traditions

The highlight of this last trip to Timor was witnessing the renewed strength of communities in maintaining their own culture ...
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Many Uses of Lontar Palm, November 2017

Many Uses of Lontar Palm, November 2017

The Threads of Life team travelled to Timor and on to Savu this past November. While the rains had just ...
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Return to Sight, Lembata Island

Return to Sight, Lembata Island

As told to by Threads of Life field staff, Yansen TuanWhat a miracle that someone living in such a remote ...
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In a Lather over Candlenut Oil

In a Lather over Candlenut Oil

In late July, I was in central Flores, near the town of Ende, with Pung and Wayan from our dye ...
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Remote Sulawesi, June 2017

Remote Sulawesi, June 2017

The trip to Sulawesi is perhaps one of our hardest. To reach the weaving communities with whom we work in ...
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Timor- Power of Cloth, Power of Rivers

Timor- Power of Cloth, Power of Rivers

Unlike on many of Indonesia’s islands, Timor’s cultural geography is pulled towards its mountains rather than the sea. Many of ...
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Savu Island

Savu Island

We are delighted to have Willy Daos Kadati join us again in our work with Threads of Life natural dye ...
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