Author : Alfons r, Saartje Sarah
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 2165-2171
This study aims to determine and analyze the role of traditional institutions in the prevention and handling of covid 19 in Indonesia. The research was conducted using a normative juridical approach which was a descriptive analysis of qualitative analysis. This study found the answer that the Indigenous Archipelago Institution has a significant and strategic role in the prevention and handling of covid 19 in Indonesia. Indigenous peoples with a variety of local wisdom have a variety of ways to deal with the Covid 19 epidemic. This can be found in Southeast Maluku kei communities with Hawear adat (SASI) applied to prevent Covid 19, but also can be found in the Banua Lemo indigenous people, who are in the Village Bonelemo, West Bajo District, Luwu Regency, South Sulawesi. Baso 'Gandangsura, Head of the Bonelemo Village, stated that in the face of the Corona outbreak they had made various prevention efforts based on local local wisdom.