Implementation of the Tradition of Tying Corn in Learning
Malkisedek Taneo
University of Nusa Cendana
Aleksius Madu
University of Nusa Cendana
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Taneo, M., & Madu, A. (2022). Implementation of the Tradition of Tying Corn in Learning. Journal of Culture and Values in Education, 5(2), 99-113.


The corn tie culture of the Meto tribe is an Indonesian cultural heritage that needs to be preserved and inherited as a form of community responsibility in the midst of an increasingly modern globalization. In addition, the tradition of ikat corn also contains the concepts of high national values for character building. This study aims to identify the cultural values contained in the corn tie tradition to be implemented in learning at school. This research is qualitative research with an ethnographic approach. Data collection is done by reviewing the literature, making observations, conducting interviews, and documenting all activities in the field. The information obtained is then analyzed to describe the results of the exploration of cultural values of tying corn to various customs or traditions, which can be actualized in learning at school. The results of this study indicate that the Meto people already have basic values of life in social life. This can be seen from the results of the exploration that the values contained in the culture of corn tying are religious, nationality, independence, cooperation, and integrity. The culture of this corn tie contains cultural values that can be actualized in learning.

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