Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018)

Strengthening Nation’s Character through Saprahan Local Wisdom as Civic Culture of Malay Sambas Society in Kalimantan Barat

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Hemafitria Hemafitria, Dasim Budimansyah, Udin Winataputra
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https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.93How to use a DOI?
Keywords
civic culture; local wisdom; nation character; saprahan
Abstract

This study is intended to identify the characters values that grow and develop in Sambas Malay subculture through local wisdom Saprahan tradition and the process of functioning the character values through Saprahan tradition as civic culture of Malay Sambas society. This study is based on the tradition phenomenon which is merely a habit activity without extracting its value and the process of functioning values into life characters. The phenomenon of social life has shown quite critical degradation even has disturbed the social-cultural order that makes the daily behavior of society deviate from the character of the nation in the Pancasila philosophy. The importance of strengthening the character’s value has great contribution in managing relationships between society members to create a harmonious relationship among them. Thus, a harmonious relationship in this research is one of the final objectives of the character realization originated from the values of local wisdom. This research applied a qualitative approach with ethnography method on Sambas Malay society which covers society figures, religious figures, youth leaders, Malay traditional leaders and Sambas district government apparatus. In this study, data and information collection is done through participatory observation, open and in-depth interview, and documentation studies. Data analysis techniques include three activities that occur simultaneously: data reduction, data presentation, conclusion/verification. Research findings show that Sambas Malay society have a high concern with the activities of Saprahan tradition. The continuity of performing tradition acculturated in social life has true values of character building. The character values include the values oriented towards religious value, social value, economic value, knowledge value, art value, language value and technology value. Finally, these values are empowered in society life through various social activities and even regarded to be behavior standards. Moreover, applying the local wisdom of Saprahan tradition in Sambas Malay society can represent the formation of civic culture in society, which is expected to realize good and smart citizen in accordance with the values of Pancasila.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2018
ISBN
10.2991/acec-18.2018.93
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.93How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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