Dayak Meratus Tribe in The Middle of Modernity in Eva Liana's Novel ‘Mawinei’: A Cultural Transformation

Riana, Derri Ris and Indrawati, Indrawati and Hidayatullah, Dede (2022) Dayak Meratus Tribe in The Middle of Modernity in Eva Liana's Novel ‘Mawinei’: A Cultural Transformation. In: ICON-DEMOST 2021, 15 September 2021, Semarang, Indonesia.

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The modernization has an impact on the Dayak Meratus Tribe. Traditions that are firmly held begin to slowly falter due to the influence of capitalism and interactions with the outside world. This study aims to describe the cultural transformation in Dayak Meratus tribe in the novel Mawinei by Eva Liana, as well as to describe the supporting factors and challenges in the process of cultural transformation. This study uses a qualitative descriptive method using a literary anthropological approach. Koentjaraningrat's theory is used to find cultural elements to explore the cultural transformations. There are transformations of living equipment and technology systems, knowledge systems, livelihood systems, and religious systems. The internal factors are the willingness to overcome life's problems and rejection of tradition. Meanwhile, external factors are modernization and the influence of Islam. The cultural transformation is caused by the strength of traditions by some people and the rejection of new beliefs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: meratus dayak-1; cultural transformation-2; modernization-3
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2022 14:44
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2022 14:44

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