Duit Turus: A solution to conflicts in Dayak traditional marriages

  • S. SADIANI Institut Agama Islam Negeri Palangka Raya, Palangka Raya, Indonesia
Palabras clave: Conflict, Dayak, Duit Turus, Marriage. / Conflicto, Matrimonio.




This study explored the position of Duit Turus in the Dayak tribe marriage and the philosophy contained in the symbol of the Duit Turus. Participants included the families of the groom, the bride, and people who have received Duit Turus. Data were collected through observation, interviews, and documentation studies and analyzed from sociology and anthropology studies of Islamic law. The results showed that giving Duit Turus to the guests or witnesses in the Dayak wedding procession must be carried after an agreement between the two families of the bride and groom.



Este estudio exploró la posición del Duit Turus en el matrimonio de la tribu Dayak y la filosofía contenida en el símbolo del Duit Turus. Los participantes incluyeron a las familias del novio, la novia y las personas que han recibido Duit Turus. Los datos fueron recolectados mediante observación, entrevistas y estudios de documentación y se analizaron desde el punto de vista de los estudios de sociología y antropología del derecho islámico. Los resultados mostraron que dar Duit Turus a los invitados o testigos en la procesión de bodas Dayak debe llevarse a cabo después de un acuerdo entre las dos familias de los novios.

Biografía del autor/a

S. SADIANI, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Palangka Raya, Palangka Raya, Indonesia

Sadiani completed his studies in the doctoral program, law faculty of Brawijaya University, Malang, (2008-2014). Currently, as a lecturer in anthropology at the Sharia Faculty and Master of The Family Law Program at Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan Indonesia. Since 2019 until now, he has held the position of deputy rector of cooperation and student alumni of IAIN Palangka Raya.


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SADIANI, S. (2020). Duit Turus: A solution to conflicts in Dayak traditional marriages. Utopía Y Praxis Latinoamericana, 25(1), 249-256. Recuperado a partir de https://www.produccioncientificaluz.org/index.php/utopia/article/view/33527