Proceedings of the 2nd Konferensi BIPA Tahunan by Postgraduate Program of Javanese Literature and Language Education in Collaboration with Association of Indonesian Language and Literature Lecturers, KEBIPAAN, 9 November, 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Ecological Wisdom Oral Tradition in West Sumatra Oil Palm Plantations as BIPA Material

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295050,
        author={Khairil  Anwar and Ferdinal  Ferdinal and Rima  Devi},
        title={Ecological Wisdom Oral Tradition in  West Sumatra Oil Palm Plantations as BIPA Material},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Konferensi BIPA Tahunan by Postgraduate Program of Javanese Literature and Language Education in Collaboration with Association of Indonesian Language and Literature Lecturers, KEBIPAAN, 9 November, 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={KEBIPAAN},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={tradition ecology plantation values and bipa},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295050}
    }
    
  • Khairil Anwar
    Ferdinal Ferdinal
    Rima Devi
    Year: 2020
    Ecological Wisdom Oral Tradition in West Sumatra Oil Palm Plantations as BIPA Material
    KEBIPAAN
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295050
Khairil Anwar1,*, Ferdinal Ferdinal1, Rima Devi1
  • 1: Universitas Andalas, Indonesia
*Contact email: khairilanwar@hum.unand.ac.id

Abstract

This study is about ecological wisdom of oral traditions in oil palm plantations in West Sumatra as BIPA learning material in revitalization efforts. This thought departs from the global issue that oil palm is the prima donna of world energy and its impact on oral traditions in plantation expansion areas. This qualitative research began with the documentation of oral traditions and continued with analyzing the content of ecological wisdom. This work is guided by theories and methods of cultural materialism, which views oral tradition as part of the social structure that governs human interaction with nature. Wisdom is a panorama of language and literature that can be used as an alternative BIPA learning material as well as a strategic medium for global revitalization. The learning material consists of contextuality, form, function, and the role of ecological wisdom in human life and the future of the earth given in class; and BIPA learner field studies to natural sites in the oil palm plantation area of West Sumatra that have undergone changes. Of course, the material is a reinforcement for BIPA learners in mastering Indonesian