The Role of Local Wisdom in the Malay Folklore Mempawah as Base of Character Education on Children in Primary School (Study Folklore in West Borneo)
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- Local wisdom, folklore, character education
This article analyses the describe the role of local wisdom which is contained in Malay folklore Mempawah in forming character education for children of elementary school. Local wisdom in society is very important because it shows customs, traditions, and cultural values which have rooted in society life of Malay Mempawah. The problem that arises in society is the lack of awareness to apply the value of local wisdom in everyday life that is actually the values contained in folklore. By understanding the Local Wisdom contained in folklore, it is expected that it can be used as a mean to form character in a child by inserting folklore in the learning material. The method used is naturalistic method by using literary anthropology approach. The data collecting technique done by the writer is direct observation, recording, interviews, and document study. The result of the research was analyzed by using interactive model data analysis that was data reduction, data display, and conclusion. The results of this study are: First, value of local wisdom relates to the society's personality (1) forgiveness, (2) togetherness value, (3) sense of responsibility and keeping promise. Second, value of local wisdom relates to customs that is tradition of buang-buang. Third, value of local wisdom relates to life equipment of society. The role of local wisdom contained in folklore as the basis of character education in elementary school is not only useful as a means of learning moral values, customs, and culture but also can be used as a means to preserve the folklore itself.
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TY - CONF AU - Sri Kusnita AU - Sarwiji Suwandi AU - Muhammad Rohmadi AU - Nugraheni Wardani PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - The Role of Local Wisdom in the Malay Folklore Mempawah as Base of Character Education on Children in Primary School (Study Folklore in West Borneo) BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Training and Education 2017 (ICTTE 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 146 EP - 153 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ictte-17.2017.16 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ictte-17.2017.16 ID - Kusnita2017/10 ER -