Lalo'a: Traditional Conservation Of Boronang Fish In Liya Indigenous Communities

Udu, Sumiman (2020) Lalo'a: Traditional Conservation Of Boronang Fish In Liya Indigenous Communities. In: ISLLCE 2019, 15-16 November 2019, Kendari, Indonesia.

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This research aims at examining the traditional conservation of Boronang fish management as one of the local wisdoms of the Kadhia Liya, indigenous people of Wakatobi district. Through their local wisdom, they can protect the lalo’a season or through the fish stocks in the Wakatobi community. This research was conducted using an ethnographic approach, so data collection and processing is carried out with ethnographic principles. Data collection was conducted using observation, in-depth interview, and documentation to understand how the perspective of the local community in seeing the journey of the boronang passing through the customary territory of Kadhia Liya. They forbid fishing when they have not laid eggs yet. The Liya people know the date of each year and the natural signs so that they can protect the passing boronang fish in their customary territory. As a result of this conservation concept, the Liya people have a lot of boronang fish each year, because their area is a safe place for spawning boronang fish. They also give sanctions to the people who disrupt the laying period of boronang fish, and the Liya people will release boronang fish that still have eggs in their stomachs. They will wait until the fish have laid eggs before they can be caught. Currently the Kadhia Liya indigenous people, determine lalo'a as one of the cultural attractions in the development of tourism in their village.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: lalo'a conservation indigenous people kadhia liya
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 12:25
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 12:25

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