The Dayak are the native people of Borneo with animist in belief, however many have converted to Christianity. Dayak languages are categorised as Austronesian languages in Asia
HIGHLIGHT on Education: The Indonesian Heritage Society presents Savage Harvest ~ Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest.
To untangle what happened to the son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, who vanished in Asmat territory in 1961.
Carl Hoffman studied Indonesian and lived in a remote village amidst 10,000 square miles of roadless swamp with a tribe of former headhunters and cannibals on the southwest coast of Papua. *Savage Harvest* was named a New York Times Editor’s Choice and Best Seller.
Lecturer: Carl Hoffman
Date: Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00pm
Venue: Erasmus Huis Auditorium (within Dutch Embassy compound) Jl. Rasuna Said, Kav. S-3, Kuningan Selatan, Jakarta.
Open to public. Entrance donation Rp.30k (Students); Rp.50k (Public)
The Indonesian Heritage Society is a non-profit organization offering participants the opportunity to learn more about the rich cultural heritage of Indonesia and dedicated to supporting Indonesia’s cultural institutions.