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The mission of the United States Embassy in Indonesia is to partner with the Indonesian government and Indonesian organizations to strengthen ties between the two nations, their people and their institutions. The US Embassy in Indonesia seeks to work with its Indonesian counterpart in protecting and promoting commonly held values of democracy, security and continuing prosperity for the people of the US and Indonesia, the region and the world.

The Indonesian Heritage Society is a non-profit organization established in 1970, by Indonesian and expat volunteers just like you. The mission remains to assist Jakarta museums and to encourage greater knowledge of and appreciation for the history, art and culture of this diverse Country. From the initial group of 17 volunteers, the organization has grown to include more than 600 individuals from Indonesia and all over the world. Thousands of volunteers have participated over nearly a half-century and most have felt that they gained far more from the experience than they contributed. IHS still remains a volunteer organization; all events and operations are executed by our volunteers. 


Tracing Patterns Foundation (TPF) was founded in 2018 in Berkeley, California. its mission is to promote textiles study and to support indigenous scholarship. Through collaborations with various individuals and organizations, TPF organizes conferences, seminars/ webinars, working groups, workshops, and exhibitions; it also publishes and edits scholarly articles and books, and educational videos on world textile traditions.

Sandra Sardjono, the founder and president of the Tracing Patterns Foundation believes that indigenous scholars are ready to step forward to become the leaders in the study of their own heritage. Their efforts need to be acknowledged and met with support from the rest of the world.