LOCAL WISDOM OF KERIS PUCUK TILUK STORY: MAINTAINING NATION IDENTITY

Fina Hiasa

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Abstract: Folk stories are a reflection of the identity and culture that lives in a society. To find out the identity and culture that lives in a society one way that can be done is to analyze the folklore. Researchers analyzed the folklore of the Keris Pecuk Tiluk which is a legend from Kelobak Village, Kepahiang, Bengkulu which indicated that it had local wisdom values. To answer these indications, the researcher used Finnegan's theory to find the values of local wisdom that are in line with the efforts to maintain national identity. Based on the overall analysis, it can be concluded that the story of Keris Pucuk Tiluk contains the value of local wisdom, namely: (1) can avoid greater conflict between brothers; (2) teach wise attitude; (3) knowledge of fishing skills with traditional tools called pecuk; (4) teaches the nature of persistence. Keris Story Pecuk Tiluk has a moral message to improve brotherhood and help each other. The values of local wisdom in the story of the Pecuk Tiluk Keris can be part of the effort to maintain national identity.

Keywords: Local Wisdom, Keris Pucuk Tiluk


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