Bemmelen tells how kinship and marriage influenced the lives of Toba Batak
men and women during the colonial period in North Tapanuli, on the island of North Sumatra, Indonesia.
But tattooing is so widespread in the region that there are local equivalents in other Cordilleran languages: whatok (Butbut Kalinga), batok (Kalinga), fatek (Bontoc), batok (Ifugao), batek (Ilocano, Ibaloy, Lepanto and Sagada Igorots), and batak
Alongside the free tennis coaching, David Lloyd Clubs also provided 100 free family day passes - while to bring the theme of responsiveness to life a Batak
light reaction machine was made available.
Antiphonal histories: Resonant pasts in the Toba Batak
QUICK THINKER: Lizzie Grice 20, a medical student from Kensington, takes on the challenging BATAK
wall which tests hand-eye co-ordination and stamina, watched by Ryan Bradshaw from the Kings Royal Hussars
She sustains her unique voice throughout the book, lending a refreshingly literary flavor to the sometimes complicated, always compelling, and ultimately convincing account of music's power in the lives of Toba Batak
communities, and, indeed, in the lives of people everywhere.
As the region has a typical Batak
Toba culture, the local administration will strengthen the tourism sector by promoting the potential of local customs and wisdom," Simangungsong added.
After theological studies in Tubingen, Munster, and Oxford, he earned a doctorate from the University of Zurich and taught at the theological seminary of the Protestant Batak
Church HKBP in Pematang Siantar, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, from 1956 to 1965.
But on Saturday evening, he revealed he honed his physical and mental fitness by using a Batak
The accompanying music, composed by Oni and Friends, brings to the fore a diverse blend of traditional Indonesian instruments such as Gondang Batak
and Sundanese flute.
The specific problem that Pakpahan addresses is severe, at least among the Bataks
of the Lake Toba area in Sumatra: an ecclesiastical split which, between 1992 and 1998, produced demonstrations resulting in four deaths and grievous moral injury felt by many Batak
Washington, May 31 ( ANI ): A new study has found that the Karo Batak
, who mostly live in scattered rural villages in the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, deem women with big feet as more appealing.