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

Empowerment OfUlos Weaver Women For Tourism Development

Authors
Tince Siboro, Hidayat Hamsani, Ibnu Hajar Damanik
Corresponding Author
Tince Siboro
Available Online December 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.70How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Women empowerment, tourism development, Ulos weavers, LumbanSuhisuhi
Abstract
Ulos weavers in LumbanSuhisuhiToruanSamosir is a form of cultural preservation of the Batak Toba community, as well as a community strategy to improve its economy. Batak Toba Ulos Industry in LumbanSuhisuhi also become one of tourist attraction to come and get to know Batak Toba culture in Samosir Island. Therefore it is necessary to empower the community, especially women in improving the creativity and attractiveness of ulos. This study aims to describe the empowerment of women in the framework of tourism development in the Tourism Village of ulos weaving handicraft in LumbanSuhisuhiToruanSamosir Sumatera Utara. This research is descriptive qualitative by using ethnography approach. Data collection is done by searching documentation, observation and direct interview to informant. Informants are Ulos Weavers, Indigenous Peoples, and Village Heads. The result of the research is that empowerment of ulos weavers, especially women need to be done based on the culture and local wisdom of Batak Toba community, so that empowerment can succeed. Such empowerment is conducting training to improve the quality of ulos motifs and forms in accordance with Toba Batak culture, and the provision of technology that can be used to improve the quality and quantity of ulos. Weaver's empowerment is also done through involvement in marketing, such as attraction to the meaning and usefulness of ulos to tourists, and demonstration of ulos-making.
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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
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978-94-6252-477-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.70How 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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