Jurnal Ilmiah Mahasiswa STKIP PGRI Sumbar

Nama / NPM Arlisnawati / 15070092
Program Studi Pendidikan Sosiologi
Pembimbing I Drs. Nilda Elfemi
Pembimbing II Mira Yanti
Tahun 2019

Abstrak :

This research is motivated by the difference of the evening tradition carried out by the people of Padang Pariaman with other communities in West Sumatra by looking at the symbolic meaning contained in the evening tradition. The formulation of the problem of this research is how the symbolic meaning of the evening tradition at the event of death for the people of Nagari Lareh Nan Panjang Sungai Sariak District VII Koto Padang Pariaman Regency. The purpose of this study was to analyze the symbolic meaning of the evening tradition at the event of death for the people of Nagari Lareh Nan Panjang Sariak River District VII Koto, Padang Pariaman Regency. The theory used in this research is symbolic interpretive theory developed by Clifford Geertz. The research approach used is a qualitative approach with the type of descriptive research. The type of data used in this study are primary data and secondary data. Data collection methods are used in three ways, namely nonparticipant observation, in-depth interviews, and document studies. For that the data analysis unit used is the individual with Milles and Huberman's data analysis namely data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions. Based on the results of the study it can be concluded that there are 3 meanings in the evening tradition including the meaning for individuals where this tradition has a meaning that makes an individual able to be responsible for what he does in each process in the tradition of making lamang, meaning for the community (social) seen in the preparation of the implementation of the tradition of the evening has seen a form of community cooperation and can increase solidarity between community members and meaning for religion where the tradition of the evening carried out by the people of Padang Pariaman when a family member dies also symbolizes respect for ancestors who died a long time ago.

Keyword :

Culture, Symbolic Meaning, Malamang.

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