Meaning of Tattoos Atoin Meto Analysis in Southeast Province East Nusa

Stevridan Yantus Neolaka, Mulyoto Mulyoto, Akhmad Arif Musadad

Abstract


This study aims to determine the meaning and values are in the tattoo Atoin meto problem in this research is the true meaning and value of what is contained in the tattoo Atoin meto and values are contained in the tattoo Atoin meto. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to address the three issues. In this study used data sources include primary data, ie data collected directly from the individuals under investigation as a person who knows about the object and the research problem. Besides this research uses secondary data that the data in the form of written literature. Determination of informants used in this research is a snowball sampling by identifying key informants trust, so that the informants in this study are indigenous elders, community leaders and the tattoos. informant determination criteria is that having appropriate experience of research problems, adult, physically and mentally healthy. Data analysis techniques used in this research is descriptive qualitative that is done by: Reduction, Display and Verification of data. Meto Atoin meaning of the tattoo is a tribute to ancestors who believed, with a picture of their ancestors on the body. Values contained in the tattoo Atoin meto the principle of mutual assistance, moral values, religious values, the value of unity and brotherhood.


Keywords


Meanings; Tattoo; Atoin Meto

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Thesis

Stevridan Yantus Neolaka. (2015). Tattoos on Atoin Society Meto in the village Kusi Kuanfatu District of

South Central Timor.

Meaning of Tattoos Atoin Meto Analysis in Southeast Province East Nusa

Thesis. Kupang: Universitas Nusa Cendana.

Journal

Martinus Ngau. (2015). Analysis of Traditional Tattoo Meaning Dayak Kenyah People in the village

Pampang Samarinda. eJounal Sosiatri-Sociology.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18415/ijmmu.v5i2.114

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