Appointment of Kerei
Kerei (traditional heal) is considered as person who receive concerned with person fine, as intermediary with world of, that soul can lose the horrible influences the person And also fight against.
Kerei's duty is a call that should be perceived. This profession is hardly existed through plan that is far before that made. Person becomes a Kerei because feels self are called in his bondage. To become, the duty aims to serve.
Kerei's candidate who calls requests to Rimata to can be admitted as Kerei. It sends to Rimata that which is felt by, now it far possessed the strength and power magic in his body. In more detail it stated to Rimata, that it comes to face, to admitted as Kerei, because he feels has Sabulungannia.
After Rimata examines with pass through, then the request receive are agreed. Later Rimata announces about the new candidate of kerei to member of Uma and his appointment.
Since the day, is begun by appointment preparation. The following day man went to take the fire wood to be used to cook the right.
Regularly, this party eats long time. To several men is organized by Rimata to invite a Kerei who will be determined as Kerei's candidate's inaugurator. All men who are ordered to obey the order of Rimata and go with sincere heart and promise to return three in future.
On the third day, all members of Uma adorn oneself itself to attend the big party. In second day
third that, Kerei is that its inaugurator and escort's delegation walk to trace the river. In a certain
place that to be determined by
delegation repose. One of the delegation enters to village for informed that inaugurator in a moment arrives. Meanwhile Kerei is that inaugurator puts clothes on its greatness that was called with Ipuogo. Procession is arranged, who the person who will accompany Kerei is inaugurator and who will also become the road driver. Delegation starting moving slow go village with orderly and full authority.
In village surely is family who will welcome arrival of inaugurator's delegation Kerei with call Kerei Sibale. The head of family welcomed of inaugurator and bring him to house to be united with Rimata and saluting member of Uma who gathers. After that all the present returns to each person's house to eat.
At night everyone gathers in Uma. At that time Kerei starting showing different dance. In Musairiggi dance, a similar dance encircles, Kerei's method itself with his life fly high to sky. Kerei widens second side of his hand, moves such as bird that is flying to develop second its side wings. The dance occurs until morning.
In dancing that, Kerei's life had flown to glide to far place. From Kerei's lyrics, audiences can
know that camp went to fly. Audience will is personally wise places which had been visited by Kerei in
Musairiggi dance. for example fly to Beriloga (Sanding Island), to Manua (to sky)
and to Kabelaijat (towards sunrise). Tomorrow day after had to eat, Kerei is that inaugurator
and Kerei's candidate go to forest to collect Elagat's roots and Bebeget for Kerei's
order adornment clothing new tie. The adornment is consisted, bailak from elagat, i.e bangle in
front of, leilei i.e. leaves that is bound in head and bebeget from woollen chicken male
is edited behind head. Elagat and bebeget are assumed having magic's strength.
In Sitakigagailau's mitoses was explained that the who person of rises to sky through a long bebeget that leaves from summit applies elagat.
Besides that more further there is adornment, like Pangeila who is bound by chest's around and lailai to tie waist. Fourth as the adornment was called Pulacanan, i.e same generation the boaster's equipment Kerei's new adornment, that keeps at Inaugurator's living place. Had having dinner, kateuba is beaten and ceremony is begun. Kerei is that inaugurator holds Patoro (similar surplus), in to had various kinds of flowers whom have secret sabulungan, example Kerei's protection's souls are inaugurators. Patoro is put on the floor near candidate.
Kerei must look carefully to there are souls, if between those flowers there is that are possessed. In such second, the most important is the investigation result and examination, what candidate is truly the human being who selects or not.
||Kerei is that inaugurator said to candidate: "Hai, find sabulungan
in this patoro!" and then candidate concentrates its attention and orders its eye view with
sharp into patoro. Kerei is an inaugurator starting shaking its body and give indicator, that
soul which is sought had been. Later inaugurator Kerei sings the byte of song that fills the words:
"Come On, let us return to examine candidate!" He try to more further looks at attention fully
to sticker's flowers that there is in patoro. If it doesn't succeed see sabulungan's souls,
Its body not have
reaction anything. But if it sees, its body becomes cool.
In second investigation and sabulungan's search, Kerei is that inaugurator and Kerei's candidate together entered into magic's power. Without know weary and sleepiness, the dance performance is carried out until morning.
In the following everyday, along night kateuba is continuously hammered. Later arrive second Kerei is that inaugurator returns to its village. He is released and doesn't forget it with holiness and liking of heart are given as souvenirs the diversified gift for his family.
For two days had appointment, Kerei is not recently enabled by task. Time that is two day that Utilized by him for dialogue with sabulungan to return him.
Chicken is used for merely presentation, not to be slaughtered. While pig that had been killed for party dish, its meat is cut past divided.
All boaster's equipment appointment, such as flowers, patoro and other adornment kept carefully by New Kerei. On a day that is determined, member of Uma went to fish jointly and end ceremony kerei's appointment.
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