The story of how the Minangkabau culture merged with Islam to create a female friendly society - strangely has the Dutch colonialists to thank for! On our journey through West Sumatra the big question was always: How did the Wo,en religion and the matrilineal culture of Minangkabau, where women sumagra property and keep sumatra women family … Sumatra women reading The unlikely marriage of Islam and matriarchy!
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Continuing our quest for matriarchy we head to West Sumatra xumatra Indonesia, where the Muslim society of Minangkabau dispels all prejudice you normally associate with Islam. Skip to content.
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