REPRESENTASI KEARIFAN LOKAL DALAM BABAD TULUNGAGUNG
The focus in this research are the representation of local knowledge systems; the local value
systems; a system of local decision-making mechanism; and a system of local solidarity groups in
Tulungagung Chronicle. This study uses a qualitative research that uses folklore studies. The
research data on the representation local knowledge in Tulungagung Chronicle are verbal data
from the following data sources: the text transcription of kentrung recording playing
Tulungagung Chronicle and field notes; the text transcription of an interview with cultural
stakeholders; the text transcription VCD showing Siswo Budoyo Ketoprak performance playing
Tulungagung Chronicle. The results of data analysis include three levels of analysis, namely the
analysis of form, meaning and function of each focus of the investigation. The final result of this
research is the representation of local wisdom found in the Tulungagung Chronicle which is in
the form of local knowledge systems, local value systems, systems of local decision-making
mechanism, and solidarity system of the local group. This research is meaningful particularly to
improve the understanding and beliefs of the importance of local wisdom in social life and family.
It also serves as a learning medium to inculcate attitudes and behavior of Tulungagung
community taken from the local wisdom contained in Tulungagung chronicle.