PERAN DINAS PARIWISATA DAN KEBUDAYAAN DALAM PELESTARIAN SERTA PENGEMBANGAN KEBUDAYAAN DAYAK SIMPAKNG (SIMPANG) DI KECAMATAN SIMPANG DUA KABUPATEN KETAPANG PROVINSI KALIMANTAN BARAT
Culture closely related to history, habits and pattern of behavior society having and to know it, so it is very important to it can be preserved and developed, that is not lost in time progress. One cultural start eroded by time progress namely Dayak Simpakng (Simpang) Culture at Simpang Dua District Ketapang Regency. So it needs the role of Department of Tourism and Culture Ketapang District to preserve and building it. Research methods that were used is the method with the approach inductive qualitative descriptive. Data collection techniques through interviews, observation and documentation. Informants is determined by the sampling method of snowball technique. Data analysis using data reduction technique, data displai, and conclusing drawing. The research results show that the role of Department of Tourism and Culture in preserve and develope of Dayak Simpakng (Simpang) Culture at Simpang Dua District not yet optimal. It is influenced by factors barrier that is in and the expansion of the outer culture, the low level of the level of interest young against local culture, reduced teaching in local culture as well as very limited human resources & budget of Department of Tourism and Culture Ketapang District. The efforts that have done to deal with the factors which hinder implemented the program in line among others vision and mission, increase the effectiveness, efficiency and the quality of human resources, the relevant parties to step up cooperation and increase the participation of young people.
Keywords: role, preservation, development,culture