Sinagas family: a Batak village

Australia, 1974

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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia”.
Set in a small fishing village on the edge of Lake Toba, Borneo, inhabited by fifteen Christian families. Sinaga, head of one of these families, fishes for his living as well as being a rice farmer.

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