“Kintang, Lang Tai, Lae Kwai Lae, Ke Saleng”: The Model and Community Potential in Cultural Capital Management of the Island Community, Trang Province


  • Khwanjai Rithmun Master of Education Program Degree in Educational Administration Hatyai University
  • Punya Tepsing Faculty of Education and Liberal Arts Hatyai University


patterns and community potential, cultural capital, island community


This research was to study patterns and community potential in cultural capital management of Koh Sukon communities, Trang Province through the concept of “Kintang, Lang Tai, Lae Kwai Lae, Khe Saleng” in Koh Sukorn community. Palian District, Trang Province. The research methodology used was qualitative research of ethnography that focuses on the management of cultural capital and community potential. Data were collected through documentation, focus groups, in-depth interviews, and observation from the key informants in the community consisted of 30 people, consisting of villagers in the area. official community leader and experts from government agencies.             The results showed that patterns and activities in cultural capital management of Koh Sukorn communities, Trang Province under the concept of “Kintang, Laem Tai, Lae Kwai Lae, Khe Saleng” is a patterns and activity arising from the use of cultural capital of Koh Sukorn. It is the main tool in promoting tourism of Koh Sukorn through 4 main activities, namely 1) watermelon eating event, 2) conservation and local language promotion activities, 3) buffalo release day traditions, and 4) a riding on a Saleng car to travel around Koh Sukorn. Community potential in cultural capital management is a community with high potential at the individual, community and organizational levels. Due to the good relationship between the villagers and the agencies It is a community where most members have kinship relationships. There is love, unity and the agency is close to the villagers in the area as well.






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