Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia

Research Article

The Economic Empowerment of Women Through Local Culture-Based Crafts (Ulap Doyo Woven Fabric in Tanjung Jone Village, West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan)

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316405,
        author={Norvadewi Norvadewi and Akhmad Nur Zaroni},
        title={The Economic Empowerment of Women Through Local Culture-Based Crafts (Ulap Doyo Woven Fabric in Tanjung Jone Village, West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICGCS},
        year={2022},
        month={4},
        keywords={women empowerment economy local culture-based ulap doyo tanjung jone},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316405}
    }
    
  • Norvadewi Norvadewi
    Akhmad Nur Zaroni
    Year: 2022
    The Economic Empowerment of Women Through Local Culture-Based Crafts (Ulap Doyo Woven Fabric in Tanjung Jone Village, West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan)
    ICGCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316405
Norvadewi Norvadewi1,*, Akhmad Nur Zaroni1
  • 1: Islamic Economic Department, Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business, Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Aji Muhammad Idris Samarinda, Indonesia
*Contact email: dewizaroni2001@gmail.com

Abstract

This study aims to identify and analyses women's economic empowerment through handicrafts based on the local culture of Ulap Doyo woven fabric in Tanjung Jone village, West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan, the function of charge and its constraints. This research method is qualitative with a case study approach. The research conducted on traditional cloth craftsmen Ulap Doyo in Tanjung Jone Village. Data collection techniques using observation, interviews, and documentation. Their weaving skills are acquired by self-taught and then taught from generation to generation. The function of empowering women who produce Ulap Doyo is to help the family economy and educate young women in maintaining the moral values and indigenous culture of Dayak. The obstacles faced by the weavers are the raw materials of doyo leaves that must obtain from other villages, limited capital and marketing, and there is no community for the weavers, so they work individually. The obstacles faced by the weavers are the raw materials of doyo leaves that must obtain from other villages, the limitations of capital and marketing, and there is no community for the weavers, so they work individually.