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Practicing benevolence, Samin tribe endures scorn

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 23 2011 | 09:21 am

PREMIUM Benevolence plays an important role in the life of the Samin tribe, an indigenous community living in forested areas bordering Central Java and East Java provinces.

Stereotyped as rebellious people during the Dutch colonial era, the Samin still endure ridicule from others who consider them slow and resistant to change.

Unlike other local communities frequently rocked by tribal confl...

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