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    Suanggi Dance


    Duniacare - Suanggi Dance.Suanggi dance come from West Papua Indonesia.Suanggi Dance is a dance that tells a husband widowed wife who become victims of angi-angi (WAR) .Of the many work of art and culture in this archipelago, still little reference or note specifying in detail, among which is about where dance Suanggi. If we see from the decription and playing of this suanggi dance so suanggi dance have a meaning like expression of the people of West Papua Indonesia on the viscosity of the magical feel of area.Some dance in papua,tend impressed originated from the movement of rituals and religious ceremony.As a good as wells dance suanggi using for it.This dance have kinds of usually involves ritual such as a war dance.That's why in West of papua this dance call too war dance.


    Suanggi dance is a dance that originated from West Papua. This dance tells a husband widowed wife who become victims of angi-angi (jejadian). Of the many works of art and culture in this archipelago, still little reference or note specifying in detail, among which is about where dance Suanggi.Jika we see from the description, suanggi dance is a form of expression of the people of West Papua on the viscosity of the magical feel of the area. Some dances in Papua, tend impressed originated from the movement of rituals and religious ceremonies. As well as dance suanggi. Dances of this kind usually involves ritual, such as a war dance, dance shaman to cure or ward off disease. Karl Jaspers called the experiences that could lead to a crisis of this existence as a limit situation, and among which the most important is the experience of dealing with the death.


    In the magical belief of West Papua, Suanggi is evil spirit (kapes) as unredeemed and yet find comfort in nature bakanya. These spirits usually penetrate the female body. The woman who died in childbirth is feared will be transformed into kapes Fane. While in communities Aifat more to the north, often refer to it as kapes mapo. These spirits are often possessed woman who is still alive, which then magically able to harm other people. Women who are possessed by the spirit is in addition called mapo kapes sometimes referred to as female suanggi.
    It is said that evil spirits can be manipulated to harm others who are not liked. Sometimes they are also jealous of the people who eat alone in the woods. If they see people eating around their residence and discard leftovers carelessly, leftovers it would be a means for them to be possessed, causing the sick, emaciated and eventually die.


    When it has fallen a sacrifice of this kind, the elders will do mawi to find out, who is the female suanggi (kapes mapo) it. Having made it known, then she would be killed, either beaten or by forced drinking tuba root. Furthermore stomach surgery, to see the peculiarities in his bowels. That said, if the woman really is kapes mapo, bile is twofold. Even to this day, confidence is still very strong Suanggi


    From some of the research data and information above, we can see how thick the trust the people of Papua to the magical things. Then summarized and recorded in the form of performing art of dance. Preserved, maintained and preserved for generations for the sake of belief, and the balance of life which we then recognize as a cultural identity.

    That's all about suanggi dance or war dance from West of papua Indonesia.If this articles can help and something useful for looking for,please share with your good trough.
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