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Butet Attends Canberra’s Meet Your Neighbours!

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  Tuesday, November 6, 2012.   From the jungle to Canberra, Australia! Butet was invited by Australian Poetry to an event called ACT: Meet Your Neighbours! at Biginelli Expresso Café, Australian National University (ANU)… Continue reading

BUTET MANURUNG, AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED HISTORY MAKER

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BUTET MANURUNG, AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED HISTORY MAKER   She is well known. Not only in Indonesia, but arguably in an international arena. She receives a number of awards, the prestigious ones. Some of… Continue reading

The Jungle School features on Voice Of America News

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Butet Manurung Luncurkan Buku ‘The Jungle School’ di AS Aktivis perempuan Butet Manurung, belum lama ini meluncurkan buku di Amerika. Buku ini menceritakan pengalamannya mengajar anak-anak di sejumlah daerah pedalaman di Indonesia. Hasil… Continue reading

The Jungle School + Print On Demand

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Dear fans of The Jungle School, We’re pleased to announce that for those of you want to purchase a copy of the book, but you live so far from Indonesia, you now have… Continue reading

A Jungle Education Book Review by Kendisan Kusumaatmadja

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A Jungle Education Book Review by Kendisan Kusumaatmadja   The Jungle School, Butet Manurung’s autobiographical book, may not be for the faint of heart or the opinionated. It contains gritty daily observations of… Continue reading

Butet Manurung and Gouri Mirpuri: A Literary Collaboration

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Butet Manurung and Gouri Mirpuri: A Literary Collaboration

It was mutual admiration at first sight for Indonesian award-winning anthropologist Butet Manurung and Singaporean writer Gouri Mirpuri. Not long after they met, their first collaborative effort The Jungle School was published (www.tempointeraktif.com).

Butet on Berita Satu: Indonesia Insight

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Butet on Berita Satu: Indonesia Insight

Butet talked to Berita Satu: Indonesia Insight, on March 9th, 2012, about the lessons she learned and expanding the horizons of the NGO she helped found.

From the Jungle to Harvard with Butet Manurung @america

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The Jungle School Book discussion was held at @america, Pacific Place level 3, on 13th March 2012, 18.30-20.00pm  

A Simple Life, Devoted to Indonesia’s Natural World

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A Simple Life, Devoted to Indonesia’s Natural World By Ade Mardiyati | February 28, 2012 As a young girl, Butet Manurung was fascinated by the images of nature she saw on TV and film. Awed… Continue reading

Butet talks SOKOLA with Ibu Mari E Pangestu (Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy)

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Butet talks SOKOLA with Ibu Mari E Pangestu (Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy)     “This is a book that not only makes us realize that traditional wisdom and jungles need… Continue reading