E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Socio-Culture and Environment|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
The Representation of Human and Nature Relations in the Spell of “Poan Dorong Dopeq”
1 Linguistics Department, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University Semarang, Indonesia
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Kedang communities in East Nusa Tenggara Province living in the foothills of Uyelewun Mountain have a close relation with nature to fulfil the needs of food, homes, and economy. Because nature provides everything for them, they are appreciate and protect the natural environment as well as possible. They always ask permission from Uhe ria ari baraq and Nature to bless them when carrying out the ritual of Poan dorong dopeq or the tradition of migration. This study aims to discuss how is the representation of human relations with nature in the spell of poan dorong Dopeq. In this case, an ethnograpic perspective is used to uncover both aspects. The spell data listed is secondary data obtained from Pos Kupang of November 24th 2019 edition. In addition, researcher also conducted interviews with native speaker and socially prominent of Kedang. The results show that the relations between humans and nature in Poan dorong Dopeq spell is clearly illustrated. Several spells mention the parable through staple food, geographical location, and natural situation of the community. Based on ethnograpic Perspective, this spell is a compulsory component in the ritual of poan dorong dopeq and must be spoken by a Molan to request blessing and prayer to the surrounding nature.
Key words: Representation / Human and Nature / Relations / Spell of Poan Dorong Dopeq
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