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Dutch Indonesians' search for home

  • Tifa Asrianti


JAKARTA | Sun, January 10 2010 | 03:51 pm

PREMIUM Many stories of Dutch Indonesians who left Indonesia shortly after Independence are lost in the passage of time. Legend has it that they went to Holland. But some found a second home, or perhaps a third, in the USA. Michael Hillis, a part-time teacher and history buff who resides in Portland, Oregon, estimates there are around 200,000 Dutch Indonesians, or Dutch Indos as they call themselves,...