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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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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