The Social Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 9
Page No. 1658 - 1662

The Indigenous Tradition of Mutual Cooperation in Farming System at Tidal Swamplands by Banjar Tribe Farmers in South Kalimantan, Indonesia

Authors : Karunia Puji Hastuti, Sumarmi , Ach. Amirudin and Dwiyono Hari Utomo

Abstract: Mutual cooperation (or gotong royong in Indonesia language) is one of a unique culture Indonesia are loaded with noble values, so it is very necessary to be protected and maintained. Culture of mutual cooperation is widely available in rice farming system, Banjar tribe called with baarian term. Banjar tribe society called the rice farming system with bahuma term. This study aimed to describe the culture of indigenous tradition of mutual cooperation in the activities of Banjar tribe farmers. The research method is descriptive qualitative. The research location in Tamban village (Barito Kuala Distrik, South Kalimantan, Indonesia). Subjects were kapala padang (farmer leaders) and farmers. Data were collected by observation, interview, documentation and literature studies related to mutual cooperation by Banjar tribe farmers in rice farming system. Analysis of data using an interactive model by Miles and Huberman. The results showed that the indigenous traditional of mutual cooperation in rice farming system is divided into several activities, they are: balangai handil, batabat, manatak ampar/marimba, mamuntal, bahangkut, batanam, marumput, mangatam, bahandup pig/bagarit pig dan mahampang rat.

How to cite this article:

Karunia Puji Hastuti, Sumarmi , Ach. Amirudin and Dwiyono Hari Utomo, 2017. The Indigenous Tradition of Mutual Cooperation in Farming System at Tidal Swamplands by Banjar Tribe Farmers in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Social Sciences, 12: 1658-1662.

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