Universitas Indonesia Conferences, 7th International Symposium of Journal Antropologi Indonesia

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Narrative about Jew
Sri Murni

Building: Soegondo Building
Room: 125
Date: 2019-07-24 01:00 PM – 02:30 PM
Last modified: 2019-06-21


The story of the sacredness of a Jew was inherited from generation to generation  by Asmat people. Jew is “Rumah Bujang” (house for men), but more precisely it is a traditional house because that is where various issues are decided customarily. The Jew is occupied by men who represent the tribe in a village. Qualitative approaches through in-depth interviews and observations of a Bisman tribe Jew in Suwru village, Agats subdistrict, Asmat district were undertaken. The daily jew leader is outside the jew, but every time a problem arises, Bisman people will immediately gather in the Jew and immediately position themselves and take  place to sit or just be outside the Jew.


Keywords: jew, bisman, asmat, narrative