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Publications:
Sickness Ruins the Complexion, Breeding Disappears without Gold: Culture and the Interpretation of Illness among the Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia

This paper describes the meaning of illness to the Minangkabau of west Sumatra, with focus on traditional and modern factors that influence individual interpretation.

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The Experience of Old Age in West Sumatra, Indonesia: Culture Shift and Cultural Consonance in the Modern Era

This paper will describe how traditional institutions that guarantee care for the elderly have changed and the impact this has had on personal experience and cultural consonance in West Sumatra.

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