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The relevancy of research on tribal groups

WHY RESEARCH ON TRIBAL GROUPS IS RELEVANT TO SOLVE CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS Following the demise of the Suharto Regime in May 1998 in Indonesia, the era of reform (reformasi, 1998-2002) heralded democratization, regional autonomy, and decentralization. In the aftermath of the era of reform, I observe that questions of identity and purpose transform increasingly into a crisis of ethics and values […]

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Endangered Guardians of the Sacred Forest: the Kanekes Community 2

I encountered the Kanekes or Baduy forest-dwellers in 2010. Ethnically, the Kanekes are Sundanese; linguistically, they speak an archaic Sundanese dialect. The group’s origins, which dwell within a sacrosanct primeval forest area, remain mysterious. They have occupied their ancestral domain (tanah hak ulayat[1]) for at least 500 years and most likely longer. Remarkably, they are […]


“Why the Kanekes matter” Kearifan Urang Kanekes: Pendidikan, Pembangunan berkelanjutan dan keanekaragaman hayati  

Keraifan lokal Kanekes by Alexandra Landmann is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at wiwitan.org. “Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed” (Motto UNESCO) “What is long may not be cut short, […]


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Baduy Share Worries, Concerns With Government

Baduy share worries by Jakarta Globe/Antara is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/baduy-share-worries-concerns-with-government/514874. April 29, 2012 The Baduy tribe, which lives in isolation in the Lebak district of Banten, is reiterating its demand for the government to get its faith, Sunda Wiwitan, recognized by law. Daenah, a […]


Persiapan Seba, Masyarakat Baduy Mulai Turun Gunung 3

Baduy by Bantenesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at www.bantenesia.com. Third picture by Alix Landmann. Jumat, 27 April 2012 11:19 Ciboleger, Bantenesia – Setelah melakukan upacara Kawaluh yang ditandai dengan puasa dan melarang orang luar masuk ke Baduy Dalam selama tiga bulan, sedari pagi tadi hingga siang […]


Warga Baduy Minta Sunda Wiwitan Tercantum di KTP

Baduy by Bantenesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.Based on a work at www.bantenesia.com. Second picture by Alix Landmann. Ahad, 29 April 2012 13:39 SERANG – Suku adat Baduy yang tingal di pedalaman Kabupaten Lebak Banten, meminta kepercayaan atau agama mereka yakni Sunda Wiwitan tetap dicantumkan dalam Kartu Tanda Penduduk (KTP). […]


Melanggar Hukum Adat Baduy Demi Selamatkan Nyawa 1

Melanggar Hukum Adat Baduy Demi Selamatkan Nyawa by Bantenesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at www.bantenesia.com. 29 Juni 2012 Lebak (29/6), Kasus pelanggaran hukum adat yang harus dilakukan oleh salah satu keluarga di Kampung Cikertawarna Desa Kanekes yang masuk dalam wilayah adat Suku Baduy Dalam merupakan gambaran […]

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