Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017)

Adaptation Strategy of Batak Toba Ethnic in Alas Land (a Case Study on Terutung Mbelang Village, Kutacane)

Authors
Agnes Novianti Permata Sari Hutahaean, Usman Pelly, Phil Ichwan Azhari
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Agnes Novianti Permata Sari Hutahaean
Available Online December 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.29How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Migration, Adaptation Strategy, Batak Toba ethnic
Abstract
The aims of this study is to describe the adaptation strategy done by Batak Toba ethnic who moved to Alas Land. This study uses qualitative research design with an ethnographic approach. The technique of data collection was taken by deep interview, observing the community participation, and study of literature. Informants were selected by using purposive samplings, such as village chief, Batak Toba figure who know the history of the village and the people who moved and lives at Terutung Mbelang village, Kutacane. Data were analyzed by the ethnographic approach. The finding shows that Batak Toba ethnic moved to Alas Land for getting prosperity of life that they did not get on their land, Batak Toba ethnic got information about Alas Land from road laborers who built roads from Sidikalang to Alas Land. The adaptation strategy was making an area or village for Batak Toba ethnic called pupa (Capsule) as the ethnic fortress, as farmers Batak Toba ethnic shared the information and knowledge about farming rice to Alas ethnic, taught the alphabet and helped Alas ethnic to think ahead. Batak Toba ethnic built church on Batak Toba ethnic settlement as the symbol that shown Batak Toba ethnic area.The obstacles happened when Alas ethnic had been jealous upon the success of Batak Toba ethnic in their Land. Then, wanted to chase away Batak Toba ethnic. The conflict was solved by holding deliberation and consensus led by the regent and the village chief.
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Proceedings
2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-477-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.29How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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