Yekti Maunati obtained her PhD from Department of Sociology and Anthropology, La Trobe University in 2001, and she is now a Professor Research of the Research Center for Regional Resources (PSDR) at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). Over the past several years, Yekti has been conducting research on the lives of Indigenous people/minorities living in the Southeast Asian countries, with a particularly focus on their identities. Her books and articles, to mention a few, include 2004, Identitas Dayak: Komodifikasi dan Politik Kebudayaan. Yogyakarta: Lkis; 2005, Sharing the Fruit of Forestry Products: Indigenous People and Their Incomes in the Forestry Sector in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), www.adbi.org; I Ketut Ardhana dan Yekti Maunati, 2009, “Indonesian Experiences: Research Policies and the Internationalization of the Social Sciences” in Michael Kuhn and Doris Weidemann (editors) Internationalization of the Social Sciences: Asia, Latin America, Middle Eas, Africa, Eurosia. Bielefeld: Transkript verlag; 2012, “Networking the Pan-Dayak”, in Wendy Mee and Joel S. Kahn (editors) Questioning Modernity in Indonesia and Malaysia, Singapura dan Jepang: NUS PRESS in association with KYOTO UNIVERSITY PRESS. KYOTO CSEAS Series on Asian Studies 5, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University.