By Michael Passage

Cameron Dettman

Grilled Satay at BBQ’s. The smell of Durians in the fridge. My aunt chanting in the afternoons. I have always treasured my Indonesian heritage. It has influenced me since I was a young boy.  After…

By Michael Passage

David Bebelaar

I was born in Toronto in 1963. My father was 23 years old when I was born. When I was 3 years old, my Oma passed away. My dad, now 26, has lost both his…

By Michael Passage

DE INDISCHE KWESTIE

What does the ‘Indische Kwestie’ mean? We want the recognition of and apology for the improper treatment of the Dutch from the Dutch East Indies by the successive Dutch governments after WWII. This also means paying…

By Michael Passage

Sjoekje Sasbone

Long pause…“Give it a try.” “No. It’s ok…(awkward chuckle) I don’t want to say this wrong.” “You’ll say it wrong but try. I won’t die or explode… c’mon… just try it.” “Ok….Saah joke ka gee?”…

By Michael Passage

Seeking Dutch/Indo WWII Veterans who are still among us.

Wanted Dutch/Indo WWII Veterans who are still among us ! Please share ! In the context of 75 years of liberation in 2019/2020, we are still making an ultimate attempt to find living WWII Dutch/Indo…