The world’s largest matrilineal society in Indonesia   many anecdotes (Photos) – Heilongjiang channel: people.com.cn original title: the world’s largest matrilineal society in Indonesia many anecdotes (Photos) people news BBC reported that Indonesia’s West Sumatra plateau – M Nanjiabao Aboriginal family (Minangkabau), is the world’s largest the matriarchal society. Legend in the middle of the twelfth Century, Koto founder Maharajo Dirajo Batu of the kingdom of king died, leaving three wives and three sons. The Puti Indo Jalito wife lady caring for children and the responsibility of governing the country, also opened a matriarchal society tradition. Female dominated women inherit this is a unique and complex social systems, such as ancestral land and building the daughters. Child mother’s surname, men are seen in his wife’s home for foreign guests. Since the fusion of religion since ancient times, Minangkabau people believe that everything has a spirit, before coming from India in Hinduism and Buddhism, has been on the natural elements with deep reverence. Minangkabau people believe yadate method (adat, local customs, beliefs and regulations, from animistic and Hindu theory), pawang (wizards) to treat the disease and to predict the future and communicate with god. Although the mother as the center, Minangkabau people also believe in islam. Anecdotes in the formal Islamic tradition, the bride married moved to her husband’s home. But Minami Kahoshiro is married bride portal, with family members living together. According to the groom’s family bride dowry by education and occupation status to decide. A new chapter of life is the need to carefully organize the wedding event. The wedding day, the groom at home waiting for the bride to pick up, then go to the bride’s family, according to Islamic tradition ceremony. The girls and men, now singing, now dancing, welcome the arrival of the groom. Pomp and ceremony the bride’s family dressed up, give the money, gifts and food is placed on top of the head. The same marriage can give local women bring certain social and economic privileges, all the affairs of elderly women over the family by the. As the master of the house, they manage the land, the unity of relatives, responsible for arbitration and dispute resolution, punish the people who make mistakes, it plays an important role in the marriage ceremony and various. Men often engage in an ordinary job, responsible for the care of children. Many men choose to leave their homes, go to the field, only occasionally to return home, because they do not have the right to speak in the family business. The winning buffalo rumors that the Java Majapahit Empire (Majapahit) to declare war on the Minangkabau in Sumatra, the king proposed that the two countries launched a bullfight. The Minangkabau buffalo sharp horn piercing the opponent abdomen, killing a rival. It is said that Nanjiabao meters from the word "Minang" and "kabau", namely "winning Buffalo", so the local building roof and female headdress is water horn shape. Color and dignity although the world began to predict the matriarchal society would be to decline, but Nanjiabao meters family proud of upholding the tradition, and success) 世界最庞大母系社会在印尼 奇闻逸事多(组图)–黑龙江频道–人民网 原标题:世界最庞大母系社会在印尼 奇闻逸事多(组图) 人民网讯 据BBC报道,印尼西苏门答腊高原地区的原住民――米南佳保族(Minangkabau),是全世界最庞大的母系社会。 传说在12世纪中叶,Koto Batu 王国的创立者 Maharajo Dirajo 国王驾崩,留下了三位夫人和三个幼子。其正室夫人 Puti Indo Jalito 扛起照顾孩子和治理国家的重任,也开启了母系社会的传统。 女性统治 女性继承 这是一个独特、复杂的社会体系,田地和房屋等祖业由女儿继承。子女随母姓,男人在妻子的家中被视为外来宾客。 宗教融合 自古以来,米南佳保人都认为万物皆有灵,在印度教和佛教从印度传入之前,一直对自然元素深怀敬畏。米南佳保人笃信亚达特法(adat,当地习俗、信仰和法规,源于泛灵论和印度教论),请 pawang(巫师)来治疗疾病、预测未来和沟通神灵。虽然以母权为中心,米南佳保人同时也信奉伊斯兰教。 奇闻异事 在正规的伊斯兰传统里,新娘婚后将搬去丈夫家。但米南佳保新郎却是入赘新娘门户,与其家人共同生活。聘礼由新娘家庭根据新郎的教育程度和职业状况来决定。 生命新篇章 婚礼是需要精心筹办的大事。婚礼当天,新郎在家中等待新娘来接,然后一起到新娘家中,按照伊斯兰教传统举行仪式。女孩们载歌载舞,男人们则敲锣打鼓,欢迎新郎的到来。 排场和仪式 新娘的家人身着盛装,头顶上放着给男方的钱、礼物和食物。 一视同仁 婚姻可以给当地女性带来一定的社会和经济特权,老年女性掌管家族旁支的全部事务。作为一家之主,她们管理土地,团结亲属,负责仲裁和解决争端,责罚犯错的人,在婚姻大事和各种仪式中都扮演着重要的角色。 男性通常从事一份普通的工作,负责照料孩子。许多男性选择离乡背井,去外地工作,偶尔才返乡,因为他们在家族事务中没有话语权。 获胜的水牛 传闻称,爪哇岛的满者伯夷(Majapahit)帝国向米南加保宣战时,苏门答腊国王提议两国展开一场斗牛比赛。结果米南加保的水牛将锋利的牛角刺入对手腹部,杀死了对手。 据说米南佳保一词源于“Minang”和“kabau”,即“获胜的水牛”的意思,因此当地建筑屋顶和女性头饰都是水牛角的形状。 色彩与尊严 虽然世人早开始预测该母系社会将走向衰亡,但米南佳保族骄傲地坚守传统,并成功地经受了时间的考验。他们的黑、红、黄三色旗象征了三大高原区域的特点:Luhak Limopuluah Koto,代表反抗的天性;Luhak Agam,代表勇气;Luhak Tanah Datar,代表文化和习俗的发源地。(老任) (责编:李忠双、丁洋)相关的主题文章: