Dr. Patchara Pratwet is Assistant Professor and Lecturer in Community Development at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sisaket Rajabhat University. She is an expert in tribes’ local culture, languages and textiles. Her researches focus on social pluralism especially in tribal languages, local wisdom, and traditions. She has also contributed in the creation of an electronic dictionary for tribes’ languages. She is engaged in preserving Sisaket’s silk embroidery practices, cultural identity and folklore.