The development and roles of panglima laot in the fishermen community at pidie, 1990–2007

Mujiburrahman*, Sutejo K. Widodo, Endang Susilowati

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This article aims to analyze the role development of Panglima laot as the fishermen community at Pidie, Aceh province (1990–2007).” There were two concerns in this article, the development of Panglima laot in 1990–2007 at Kembang Tanjong district, Pidie and the role of Panglima laot among the fishermen community of the region. In order analyze the concerns, the historical method that consists of four steps, was used in this article. This research was conducted using approach by applying social theories and concepts in sociology and anthropology to grasp the situation during the research period. The development of Panglima laot among fishermen community cannot be parted from their activities and marine customs that have been established among the community. A Panglima laot also as the leader of commanding marine customary law in local community. The result showed that Panglima laot in Kembang Tanjong have significant influence from 1990 to 2007. It was proofed by the very fact development customary law as the core of maritime law enforcement. This local institution has specific law regulating on Meupayang. A development could be seen in the ressurection of Panglima laot soon after the Tsunami hit Aceh.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10005-10007
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Science Letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Customary law
  • Development of panglima laot
  • Local wisdom
  • Panglima laot
  • The role of panglima laot


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