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Naga Padoha Writhing, Batak Land Shaking : A Batak Myth | A ...

Naga Padoha Writhing, Batak Land Shaking : A Batak Myth | A ... | Toba | Scoop.it
At Mei 10th 2011, Batak Land had been rocked by earthquake. Batak Land is around Toba Lake, North Sumatra, Indonesia. When it occurred, according to Habatakon Wisdom, it was shouted : “Suhul! Suhul! Suhul!
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Review Of The Cover Of The Warriors Of Batak | Melbourne Review ...

Review Of The Cover Of The Warriors Of Batak | Melbourne Review ... | Toba | Scoop.it
Although one applauds Task Force Games' decision to depart from this formula in The Warriors of Batak, one can't help but wonder about the process that chose this: batak. Footnote: [1] Miniatures wargames caught a blast of ...
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Indigenous communities deploy high-tech mapmaking to staunch global land grab - Science Codex

Indigenous communities deploy high-tech mapmaking to staunch global land grab - Science Codex | Toba | Scoop.it
Indigenous communities deploy high-tech mapmaking to staunch global land grab Science Codex SAMOSIR, NORTH SUMATRA (30 August 2013)—With governments, loggers, miners and palm oil producers poaching their lands with impunity, indigenous leaders from...
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bataktextiles: Tenaga Surya (Solar Energy) in Tano Batak

bataktextiles: Tenaga Surya (Solar Energy) in Tano Batak | Toba | Scoop.it
The Boat Budaya relies on solar energy devices. When the sun sets and the boat is not moving, there is no electricity (the generator only works when the boat is moving). That is when we blow up the Luminaid cushions and ...
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Group Finds Big Feet Fine - Scientific American

Group Finds Big Feet Fine
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Among the Karo Batak, and other rural societies with low exposure to media, large feet are signs of a woman's strength and ability to do agricultural work.
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Archaeologists use new study to slam idea that mankind was quick to get out of ... - Daily Mail

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Archaeologists use new study to slam idea that mankind was quick to get out of ...
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At the centre is Samosir Island - a popular tourist spot and the largest island-within-an-island in the world.
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"Toba Batak Textile Inventions" by Sandra A. Niessen

INTRODUCTION This article focuses on fruits of looms worked by Toba Batak weavers in the Silindung Valley, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Silindung Valley weavings are characteristically bright and fashionable.
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"Cognitive Textiles Cloths: The Indigenous Classification Of Batak ...

INTRODUCTION Since completing a doctorate in anthropology on textiles produced by the Batak of North Sumatra (Niessen 1985), I have been supported by various post-doctoral scholarships (1) to produce an inventory of these same textiles ...
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In Photos: Remembering Danish Photographer Kristen Feilberg ...

In Photos: Remembering Danish Photographer Kristen Feilberg ... | Toba | Scoop.it
Three Batak warriors with spears and swords in front of a wooden construction. ... Batak war canoe near Lake Toba, Sumatra, 1870. Deli river, circa 1870. Batak family, circa 1870. Portrait of a Batak woman, circa 1870 ...
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Super-Volcanos Form Very Quickly, New Study Says - PlanetSave.com

Super-Volcanos Form Very Quickly, New Study Says - PlanetSave.com | Toba | Scoop.it
BBC NewsSuper-Volcanos Form Very Quickly, New Study SaysPlanetSave.comThere is evidence that the Toba super-eruption 74000 years ago nearly killed off the human species.
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Tilting at Windmill farm Gadget | The beauty of Lake Toba – North ...

Qualified are seven counties around the lake, namely Simalungun, Toba Samosir, North Tapanuli, Humbang Hasundutan, Dairi, Karo, and Samosir has elegant prevailing prospect and a tourist destination site.
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Pustaha Editorsiojo: Mandailing & Batak

Pustaha Editorsiojo: Mandailing & Batak | Toba | Scoop.it
Mandailing & Batak. A piece of the story about. Mandailing and Batak. PROLOGUE. Hundreds of years ago which is around the sixth century, the people of South India and Central India have been driven out by the Aryan ...
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Indigenous Peoples Vow to Map Customary Forests - Jakarta Globe

Indigenous Peoples Vow to Map Customary Forests - Jakarta Globe | Toba | Scoop.it
Indigenous Peoples Vow to Map Customary Forests Jakarta Globe Abdon told the Global Conference on Participatory Mapping of Indigenous Territories, which was held in Samosir, North Sumatra, over the weekend, that AMAN is aiming to map out all...
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bataktextiles: Old Batak Plaited Mat

bataktextiles: Old Batak Plaited Mat | Toba | Scoop.it
The ragged old mat that Nashir had over his shoulders is a new acquisition. Towards the end of our chat last night, Annette Horschmann fetched it for me. She had salvaged it from some Batak village where children were ...
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Activists will return awards to protest deforestation - eco-business.com

Activists will return awards to protest deforestation - eco-business.com | Toba | Scoop.it
Activists will return awards to protest deforestation
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Rivers flowing into Lake Toba would also further deplete as water sources vanish,” said Wilmar, former acting Samosir regent.
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Malim: The Batak's native religion | Raja Sisingamangaraja XII

Malim: The Batak's native religion | Raja Sisingamangaraja XII | Toba | Scoop.it
Hundreds of men with white turbans were sitting on mats, hands resting on their chests as a gesture of veneration, while women formed a circle in the yard of the Malim place of worship in Hutatinggi, Laguboti, North Sumatra.
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What kind of the Batak past | Lake Toba & Samosir Island

What kind of the Batak past | Lake Toba & Samosir Island | Toba | Scoop.it
What kind of the Batak past – Over time, certain things will change. Starting from the influence of the environment to technology. What I see now is the Batak people who have adapted to the environment because as time goes.
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Prosecutors open Asahan III land sale probe - Jakarta Post

Prosecutors open Asahan III land sale probe - Jakarta Post | Toba | Scoop.it
Jakarta PostProsecutors open Asahan III land sale probeJakarta PostAll parties involved in the procurement will be questioned, including officials of Toba Samosir regency who were involved in the sale of the land to state electricity company PT...
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Counting Down the Largest Lake Islands in the World, Part I (#5-#1 ...

Located in the middle of North Sumatra's Lake Toba is Samosir. If taken as an island, Samosir is the world's largest island within another island. The catch? Samosir only became an island in 1906 thanks to the dredging of a ...
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Review: Kuma Coffee // Sumatra Tano Batak | A Table in the Corner ...

Review: Kuma Coffee // Sumatra Tano Batak | A Table in the Corner ... | Toba | Scoop.it
Oh, it was just like Christmas! Hanging up all of the signage that shouted “Blue Batak is on its way!” and “Blue Batak is almost here!” and “Get your Blue Batak while supplies last!” Customers eagerly asking me when they could ...
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THE LAND OF BATAK ... HORAS !! HORAS !!: SAMOSIR ISLAND

THE LAND OF BATAK ... HORAS !! HORAS !!: SAMOSIR ISLAND | Toba | Scoop.it
Lake toba is the largest and deepest crater lake in world.906 meter above sea level, a water surface area of 1265 square km, 90 km long with a coastline of 285 km, and with an average depth of 450 meters.
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WWF Sweden to support Tourism Development on Samosir Island ...

WWF Sweden to support Tourism Development on Samosir Island ... | Toba | Scoop.it
The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) of Sweden recently settled their support to rise Samosir Island at Lake Toba as a traveller end by profitable special courtesy to a beauty and refuge of a sourroundings of a immeasurable ...
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