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Dian Inggrawati Soebangil, Second Runner-Up at Miss Deaf World 2011

September 18, 2011 by


Written by Kirsten Han While many around the world are still buzzing over the recent Miss Universe 2011, how many of us were aware of Miss Deaf World, which took place in Prague in July this year? This pageant, organised for and in support of deaf women all over the world, is in its 11th […]

Nature Dances from the Land of Sikerei

September 13, 2011 by


Written by Kinanti Desyva Aloita? In Mentawai, it means, “How do you do?” Yes, I learned some Mentawai language¬†while I was traveling in West Sumatra and the Mentawai archipelago last year. That day, October 6th 2010, I visited a primitive colony to see the daily life of Sikerei in Mentawai. Sikerei refers to people who […]