Artists’ Stories

Tamu Rambu Hamueti

Tamu Rambu Hamueti
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Tamu Rambu Hamueti was born in the traditional kingdom of Pau, East Sumba. Her father, one of the last great kings of Pau, betrothed her at birth to Umbu Kanabu Ndaung, a noble boy from the nearby kingdom of Rindi. Hamueti was studying education at a university in Malang, Java when her father told her to prepare for her arranged marriage.