Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)

Meaning of Ussus as Belief of Mandar Tribe Society

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Tajriani Tajriani, Kurniati Zainuddin, Nurfitriany Fakhri
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Tajriani Tajriani
Available Online August 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.15How to use a DOI?
Keywords
ussul, belief, indigenous, Mandar tribe society
Abstract

Ussul is a series of behaviors or the use of certain objects that are implemented with the aim of getting everything good, ussul consists of recommendations and restrictions that are handed down by generations of Mandar tribe. The purpose of this study is to determine the definition of ussul, the factors that influence the beliefs on ussul, the forms of ussul being implemented the effect of ussul on the individuals who carry out and the source of information about ussul. Subjects in this study consist of 300 respondents consisting of early adult, middle adult and final adult, with categorization based on the profession namely; Fisherman, traders, students, farmers / ranchers, civil servants, laborers and housewives. The research design used descriptive qualitative, by applying indigenous study. Data collection method is use the form of open questionnaires and semi structured interviews. The results of the study found that according to people of Mandar tribe, ussul could be defined as expectations, beliefs, traditions, omens, requirements. Factors affecting confidence in ussul consist of hope, culture and religion, experience and rationalization omens. The forms of ussul consist of behavior, omens, and good times. The effect of ussul implementation on the individual consists of positive feelings, negative feelings, and ordinary, still have hope. Sources of information about ussul consist of older people in the family, annangguru, from the surrounding environment, habits. This research is useful for people outside the Mandar as an informed about the practice of ussul in Mandar.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-465-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.15How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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