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The Contribution of Institutional Resilience to Ecological Resilience in Kalimantan, Indonesia: A Cultural Perspective

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dc.contributor.author Bamba, John en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T14:32:41Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T14:32:41Z
dc.date.issued 2000 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2001-07-02 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2001-07-02 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10535/861
dc.description.abstract "The Dayak people of Borneo governed themselves for thousands of years before the Dutch colonial period and the consolidation of the Indonesian state. During World War II, a Dayak state, Majang Desa, was formed in 1942, and then joined the new Republic of Indonesia in 1945. The Dayak have developed sophisticated systems of sylviculture, agriculture, and land use adapted to the tropical forests and rivers in their environment. The New Order Indonesian neocolonial government has pressed an assault on Dayak territories by denying the legitimacy of Dayak self-governance, culture and agroecological systems, imposing appointed leaders at the local level, and putting oil palm and timber concessions onto their territories. This paper describes a case study of Ketapang, West Kalimantan, including a description of the traditional governance structure, the threats and crises that it has weathered, and the ways that Dayak NGOs have supported Dayak culture and institutional resilience." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject IASC en_US
dc.subject self-governance en_US
dc.subject indigenous institutions en_US
dc.subject culture en_US
dc.subject resilience en_US
dc.subject governance and politics en_US
dc.subject Dayak (Indonesian people) en_US
dc.subject NGOs en_US
dc.title The Contribution of Institutional Resilience to Ecological Resilience in Kalimantan, Indonesia: A Cultural Perspective en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en_US
dc.coverage.region East Asia en_US
dc.subject.sector Social Organization en_US
dc.identifier.citationconference Constituting the Commons: Crafting Sustainable Commons in the New Millennium, the Eighth Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfdates May 31-June 4 en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfloc Bloomington, Indiana, USA en_US
dc.submitter.email hess@indiana.edu en_US


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