Such as being other places, in Mentawai's society sometimes to happened enmity between a quarter past two. Later when those hostile a quarter past two want make peace, each one is that the quarter selects the person intermediary as his representative. Furthermore, two intermediary a while ago to hold negotiation. After achieving agreement, they determine to hold settlement party.
Before party is being held, to young man is ordered deliver invitation quarter for entire member that is quarrelsome and to several person besides a quarter past two that is related. After all ready, party is begun.
This settlement party is early by mutually shake hands. After that they directly sit starting eat jointly. As long as party walks, host's group must serve his guest with traditional ethics that usually occurs.
Specially for invitation outside hostile a quarter past two, they must bring food itself, because their invited as witness. After finish dining, program is prolonged with dance. After that, mothers are assisted with her children prepare wide place which will be used for sleep jointly. The following day they recently dissolve.
Settlement party is held two times alternatively. For the second party, all programs, animal's total that is slaughtered and other lifts, it must same exact with the first party. When at second party that is not same with the first party, the settlement will is cancel and fire enmity ignites again.
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