The mountainous Banda Archipelago in Maluku, Indonesia is inextricably linked to the maritime history of the Netherlands. Starting from the question of how the turbulent past influences the present and future,
The indigenous group of Dayak Iban was awarded an Equator Prize 2019 together with 22 other local and indigenous communities across the globe from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
NOW! Jakarta contributor David Metcalf was fascinated to find out more about, and spend time with, the Dayak Punan who live in the forests of West Kalimantan in the Kapuas Hulu regency.
Read through the journey of Stephanie Brookes when she and David Metcalf visited Paotere Harbour in Makassar, where the Portuguese and Dutch sailing ships moored centuries ago.