Cut Muetia who was born in 1870, came an Aceh Moslem family. When she was young, Aceh war exploded. The puberty of Cut Muetia was dark because of the coming of the troops of the Dutchmen to Aceh land. The war condition influenced the spirit of Cut Muetia that she hated the Dutchmen very much. Because the coming of the Dutchmen to Aceh land brought poverty disasters to unsinful people of Aceh. After Cut Muetia got married with a man who led the people of Aceh, her dream became true. She wanted to chase away the Dutchmen from Aceh land.
After Cut Muetia got married, she and her husband shaped solid troops. Cut Muetia and her troops wanted to stand the motherland. They began to attack the patrol of the Dutchmen who patrolled in Aceh land. In fact, they were always successful to shatter the troops of the Dutchmen patrol. Sometimes Cut Muetia and her troops attacked fortresses of the Dutchmen out side of the city. Even, they smashed the head of quarters of the government of the the Dutchmen in Aceh land. The movement of Cut Muetia with her troops became a big obstruction to the troops of the Dutchmen. Because the movement of Cut Muetia became a big obstruction to the troops of the Dutchmen, the troops of the Dutchmen flattered Cut Muetia in order that Cut Muetia surrendered. Cut Muetia redused the flattery at once.
The troops of the Dutchmen began to shatter the troops of cut deadly that the troops of Cut Muetia were getting smaller. The troops of Cut Muetia who were getting smaller accomplished guerilla war in the forests and on the mountains day and night. In a contact war, one or the troops of the Dutchmen shot the leg of Cut Muetia so that she fell down. Cut Muetia didn’t pass away at the time. Cut Muetia stood again quickly and she killed some of the tropps of the Dutchmen who would shoot her again. After that Cut Muetia rolled on the land, she was safe. Unfortunately, some of the bullets of the troops of the Dutchmen holed the body of Cut Muetiaand she was killed in the battle in 1910. Her son Raja Sabil who was 11 (eleven) years old took a part in the war. The rest of the troops of Cut Muetia continued the pure struggle of Cut Muetia. Cut Muetia already showed her courage to chase away the Dutchmen from Aceh land. The government of the Republic of Indonesia considerers that Cut Muetia is one of the national heroes of the Republic of Indonesia at the present time.
collection of translation of the students of OXFORD UTOMO------------------
- When was Cut Muetia born?
- Who was the name of Cut Muetia's child?
- What happened with her when she was young?
- Where did she come from?
- Why did Cut Muetia hate the Dutchmen?
- With who did Cut Muetia get married at the time?
- What did Cut Muetia and her husband do to stand the motherland?
- What did Cut Muetia do when the Dutchmen flatter her?
- What did she do and her troops when the troops were getting smaller?
- When did Cut Muetia pass away?