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The unlikely marriage of Islam and matriarchy!

The story of how the Minangkabau culture merged with Islam to create a female friendly society – strangely has the Dutch colonialists to thank for! 624 kata lagi

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Harimau Nan Salapan

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Berjudi, menyabung ayam, mengadu balam (burung puyuh), meminum arak, merupakan beberapa di antara penyakit masyarakat (pekat) yang membudaya di Ranah Minangkabau di permulaan abad ke sembilan belas. 1.241 kata lagi

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Where Muslim men obey their wives!

It’s difficult to imagine the husband being the underdog in a Muslim society, but that is exactly how it is in the Minangkabau culture of West Sumatra. 995 kata lagi

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Circuit Accompagné - Sumatra 10 Jours

Medan-Bukitlawang-Tangkahan-Brastagi-Samosir- Sipirok-Bukittinggi

Découvrez l’île de Sumatra autrement. C’est au cœur de la nature Indonésienne que nous vous donnons rendez-vous : racontre avec les Orang Outans, randonnée en forêt tropicale, visite de villages traditionnels. 885 kata lagi

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A bit of Minangkabau culture

Minang people, or as we called them in Sumatra, “Orang Padang” or”Urang awak“, who are they?

Minangkabau people are from the West Sumatra province in Indonesia, as well as Jambi, Riau and Bengkulu.

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Does a Muslim matriarchy really exist?

Continuing our quest for matriarchy we head to West Sumatra in Indonesia, where the Muslim society of Minangkabau dispels all prejudice you normally associate with Islam. 1.170 kata lagi

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Memanen Kopi bersama Nyiak Aki

Tatkala membaca roman nan di karang oleh Tere Liye, fikiran kami kembali terbang ke masa kanak-kanak nan penuh kenangan. Kenangan bersama Almarhum Nyiak Aki[1] tatkala dibawa memanen buah kopi di perak belakang rumah. 903 kata lagi

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