Namora Sende Loebis, author, environmentalist and social activist, is a sixth generation Malaysian Mandailing, grew up in PJ (Petaling Jaya), a suburbd of KL (Kuala Lumpur). His advocacy works include Discredit Interest-Debt! The Instrument of World Enslavement (PAID, 1996); Jerat Utang IMF? Sebuah Pelajaran Berharga Bagi Para Pemimpin Bangsa - Khususnya Indonesia (Mizan, 1999) and Water Watch: A Community Action Guide (APPEN, 1998). He is the author of Raja Bilah and the Mandailings in Perak, 1875-1911 (MBRAS, 2004) Kinta Valley: Pioneering Malaysia's Modern Development (Perak Academy, 2005). His latest work is Perak Postcards 1890s-1940s (Areca Books: 2010) His books are featured on www.arecabooks.com.