Thursday, September 25, 2014

A dirty movie every man, woman & child on earth MUST watch!



Published on 28 September 2012

Excursion into the realms of soil, the # 1 lifegiver on Earth... its fundamentally important ecological functions, our poor understanding of it, as well as our destructive relationship with it. Soil is so essential to life, and thus to us, that our survival is directly dependent on our understanding of soil and how to protect it.



Sunday, September 21, 2014

Remembering Mak Minah ~ Diva of the Malaysian Rainforest

Minah Angong (14/9/1930 ~ 21/9/1999), better known as Mak Minah, greets the sea at 
Batu Ferringhi, Penang (photo: Rafique Rashid)
Minah, as she appears on the cover of Akar Umbi  Songs of the Dragon - an album released 
3 years after her untimely return to the spirit realms in September 1999 (photo: Antares)


Minah and her younger sister Indah in Kampung Pertak (photo: Antares)
Antares on Balinese flute at the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, 
August 1998 (photo: Wayne Tarman)
Nai Anak Lahai aka Mak Nai, bamboo percussionist and oldest woman in the village 
(photo: Antares)
Mak Minah & Antares with Dr Chandrabhanu after performance of 
"Birthplace Reclaimed" in January 1994 (photo by Rafique Rashid)
Mak Minah: celebrated Temuan ceremonial singer of the dragon clan 
(photo: Peter Lau)

LISTEN TO  AKAR UMBI ~ Songs of the Dragon HERE!
[First posted 5 May 2012]