ETHNONYMS: Ata Kiwan, Holo, Solor, Solorese, Solot


The government has consolidated traditional villages and hamlets into administrative units of 1,000 to 2,000 inhabitants under an elected village head, treasurer, and secretary. Bamboo houses with palm-leaf or grass roofs are being replaced with structures made of brick and cement with corrugated iron roofs. The government and the Catholic mission encourage this transformation.

See also Kédang


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