Kain Kita
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Kain Kita

Women Are Heroes

Stories of Resistance Behind the Beauty of Kain

Aleta Kornelia Ba’un (Mama Aleta), Mollo, NTT

Mama Aleta (Photo: The New Humanitarian)
Mama Aleta with her community (Photo: The Goldman Environmental Prize)

Rukmini P. Toheke, Ngata Toro, Central Sulawesi

Ferawati, Pandai Sikek, West Sumatra

“It’s our tradition, it’d be a loss if you couldn’t weave!”

Mania (Cik Mia), Jambi, Sumatra

“I can pour my feelings into weaving and can show my personality.”

M. Yovita Oleta, North Timor Tengah, NTT

Rosina Wonga (Mama Ros), Nagekeo, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT)

Nenek (Grandma) Panggau, North Toraja, South Sulawesi

Maratri Kontestiani, Bantul, Yogyakarta

Evi and Teno, Silungkang, West Sumatra

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Telling stories through the indigenous and traditional textiles of Indonesia.

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Kain Kita (Kain by Indonesia)

Telling stories through the indigenous and traditional textiles of Indonesia.