Indonesia ~ Mandailing people, Indonesia. The Mandailing is a traditional cultural group in Southeast Asia. They are found mainly in the northern section of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

The Mandailing is a traditional cultural group in Southeast Asia. They are found mainly in the northern section of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

Indonesia, Sumatra. Minangkabau ladies from Koto Gadang - Indian influence on local fashion. Their culture is matrilineal and patriarchal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women also play important roles in these areas. This custom is calledAdat perpatih in Malaysia and Lareh Bodi Caniago in Indonesia.

Minangkabau ladies from Koto Gadang - Indian influence on local fashion

Memories from Minangkabau history

Memories from Minangkabau history

Indonesia, Sumatra, Solok - Minangkabau wedding procession

Indonesia, Sumatra, Solok - Minangkabau wedding procession

Portret van een Karo Batak vrouw met haar kind in een draagdoek en manden op het hoofd Date 1910-1930 Source Tropenmuseum

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Portrait of a Batak Karo woman with her child in a sling and baskets on their heads Date Source Tropenmuseum

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