Kalwedo Culture in the Traditional Marriage of the Southwest Moluccas Community

Rifai Rifai, Nunuk Suryani, Akhmad Arif Musadad

Abstract


This article examines the noble values of kalwedo culture that are integrated in the traditional marriage rituals of the West Babar community. The purpose of this study is to study the ritual stages in customary marriage in Southwest Moluccas as well as the meaning and local culture in it. This study uses qualitative methods with data retrieval techniques in the form of observation, interviews and literature studies. The results of the study show that: There are three phases of customary marriage rituals in West Babar, namely the ratutri rania (engagement), rlarawaka tutawula (specialization), and the marriage phase. In its application integrated kalwedo cultural values such as religion, cooperation, mutual cooperation, mutual respect, and social care. These values need to be preserved as part of the local wisdom of the community.


Keywords


Kalwedo Culture; Traditional Marriage; West Babar; Southwest Moluccas

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