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Book: Indonesia Sailors Were in America before Columbus

BCFAS  -- The above image is a book written by Indonesian author about the present of Indonesian sailors and community in America before the coming of Columbus.

The community are Minangkabauans and Achehness.

See Indonesian version here:

1: Koran Unik
2. Humbahas Times
3. Berita Dekho
4. Biography of author JOESOEF SOU’YB
5. The power of Sultanate of Tidore in Papua and Pacific Islands belongs to United State of America.
6. History of Minang Kings in Archipelagos
7. History of Islam in Papua and Pacifics, Aceh lines.
8. Batak Sailors in ancient Egypt and America
9. History of Minangs: Sultans, Shamans, and Saints: Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia
10. Historically, Minangs had also settled outside West Sumatra, migrating as far as the south Philippines by the 14th century. Raja Bagindo was the leader of the forming polity in Sulu, Philippines, which later turned into the Sultanate of Sulu. The Minangkabaus migrated to the Malay peninsula in the 14th century and began to take control of the local politics. In 1773 Raja Melewar was appointed the first head of state of Negeri Sembilan.

Notable people of Minangkabau descent outside of Indonesia include the first President of Singapore, Yusof Ishak; the first Supreme Head of State (Yang di-Pertuan Agong) of the Federation of Malaya, Tuanku Abdul Rahman; Zubir Said, who composed Majulah Singapura (the national anthem of Singapore); World War II hero, Lieutenant Adnan Bin Saidi; the language expert Zainal Abidin Ahmad, member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands, Rustam Effendi; Ahmad Khatib, the imam (head) of the Shafi'i school of law at Masjid al-Haram; and Khatib's grandson Fouad Abdulhameed Alkhateeb as Saudi Arabian ambassador. (wikipedia)



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