We are indebted to the knowledge and generosity of artist Gilles Massot for his kindest support in the journey of discovering Bintan and the history of our region.

We would also like to especially thank the following people who have graciously shared their time and expertise with us: 

Pak Long, Siti Aminah, Pak Zainudin, Marc Thalman, Michel Lippitsch, Taufik Afdal, students and Head of English Education Department of Islamic College of Miftahul Ulum Tanjung Pinang, Fitri Ya’akob, NTU CCA Singapore

Translator for Videos:

Taufik Afdal, with support from Ilya Katrinnada

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Dylan Chan and Farizi Noorfauzi

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