Day: December 29, 2022

My Gi Pangi

In the Aukan community, the transition from girl to young woman is one that is celebrated at length. In honor of this transition the, from then on, young women receive their pangi. The pangi in itself is a traditional blong cloth that can be wrapped around the hips. But in the ritual of the gi …

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Photo Expo at Utrecht

In 2021 we had the honour to access the photo collection of the National Archive and Utrechts Archive consisting of photo’s and video’s from the 50’s and 60’s on which images out of the Surinamese-Marron community is captured. This are pictures out of many different collections. Among others, the collection of biologist professor Con Bruning …

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