Threads Of Life

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Take the Good Things Forward, Leave the Unhelpful Behind

Take the Good Things Forward, Leave the Unhelpful Behind

In 2005, Threads of Life’s held its first Archipelago Indigenous Weavers Festival. One hundred women weavers from across ten islands ...
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Wisdom of the Ancestors: Boundaries

Wisdom of the Ancestors: Boundaries

We live in a world that knows no boundaries. But for the indigenous people of Indonesia, boundaries are always potent ...
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Wisdom of the Ancestors

Wisdom of the Ancestors

Our last newsletter was entitled "Wisdom of the Ancestors" and that set me to thinking, what really is the ancestral ...
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Endangered Textile Design: Will we make room for it to survive?

Endangered Textile Design: Will we make room for it to survive?

Event: International Convention of Asia Scholars Roundtable Title: Endangered Textile Design: will we make room for it to survive? Convenors: ...
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The Role of Culture in Development: The Bebali Foundation’s Culture-Ecology-Livelihoods Learning System (CELLS)

The Role of Culture in Development: The Bebali Foundation’s Culture-Ecology-Livelihoods Learning System (CELLS)

How do you facilitate profitable, scalable and sustainable business development for indigenous producers that aligns with their customary values and ...
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Connected and Aligned

Connected and Aligned

Agustina Soly lives 2 days travel from the nearest surfaced road. Her community in the remote highlands of West Sulawesi ...
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Agal Weft Ikat Nusa penida Bali

Agal from Nusa Penida

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Geringsing from Bali

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