IMPLICATIONS OF THE PRACTICE OF RITUALS OF CAHITELA DEFEMBULA IN MUNA ETHNICITY IN BARANGKA SUBDISTRICT

  • La Ode Syukur Education Faculty, Halu Oleo University
  • I Ketut Ardhana Cultural Studies Program Faculty of Art Udayana University
  • A.A. Ngurah Anom Kumbara Cultural Studies Program Faculty of Art Udayana University
  • Ni Made Wiasti Cultural Studies Program Faculty of Art Udayana University

Abstract

Nowadays, finding traditional existing rituals is something that starts from being eroded by
the ages. In Barangka Subdistrict, Muna ethnic still applies the ritual entitle defembula
kahitela practice for a long time, it is not only for the plants but also for the sake of the
landowners and community around. Thus, this becomes the main reason why most people
in Barangka Subdistrict applies the ritual of practice of Javanese defembula. The existing of
the defiance began with a practice ritual and accreditation towards the community of ethnic
Muna in Barangka Subdistrict. Therefore, they are located in Barangka District consist of
eight villages in West Muna Regency. The primary data that is acknowledged is the practice
of rituals and the farmers themselves, and others who serve as local information leaders
and the secondary data are obtained from the written data and field observation. The data
are collected by field interviews with the informants and direct observation in the farm field
in Barangka Subdistrict. This study finds that there are three types of implication caused by
the rituals of cahitela defembulae; in social integration on how the community intertwined
each other, economic on the community are less developed, and technology adaptation
related how the community then resist it.
Keywords: ritual, cahitela defembula, implication, social integration, economic, technology

Published
2019-09-12
How to Cite
SYUKUR, La Ode et al. IMPLICATIONS OF THE PRACTICE OF RITUALS OF CAHITELA DEFEMBULA IN MUNA ETHNICITY IN BARANGKA SUBDISTRICT. E-Journal of Cultural Studies, [S.l.], p. 35-40, sep. 2019. ISSN 2338-2449. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/ecs/article/view/53000>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2019.