Indonesia, Nias islanders ~ Nīas (Indonesian: Pulau Nias, Nias language: Tanö Niha) is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, including the small Hinako Islands.
This is how my aunt remembers the evacuation from the camp. The matrasses were supposed to protect them from gunfire. The children didn't understand, they would cheer whenever the matrasses came down. Some indonesians threw bunches of bananas inside to help feed the hungry people. ~MaryOuma~