Keep Kalimantan Beautiful! The Environment and Creative Expression Combined

— By Bianca Rajan — Thanks to American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF), ETAs placed on the island of Kalimantan were given the opportunity to assist their students in expressing their appreciation of Kalimantan’s environment through art. Take a look at the exhibits, tree-planting, and art produced by our students from Pontianak, Palangkaraya and Banjarmasin, (West, Central,…

Fabrics of Indonesia

– By Christopher Linnan –  – Introduction by Katy Rennenkampf – Indonesia’s many local cultures seem united by a love of all things colorful, most notably, colorful fabrics. From island to island you can find many different patterns, colors, and methods, each with a distinct meaning and history. Although Indonesia is most famous for its…

Alumni Spotlight: Dylan Kitts

Name:  Dylan Kitts Hometown and University:  Brooklyn, New York. I went to St. John’s University, majoring in History and minoring in Philosophy. Fulbright ETA placement location and year:  I was an ETA at SMK 1 in Tanjunpandan, Belitung Island, South Sumatra, for the 2013-2014 term. Current City and Job: Portland, Maine. Field Organizer with Green Corps, the Field…