Analysis of Expenditures on Neku Traditional Ceremonies in Bajawa District, Ngada Regency
Keywords:Cost, Accountability, Neku Traditional Ceremony
This study aims to find out how much expenses are incurred in the traditional neku ceremony, as well as the total costs incurred by each one sa'o and the cost-sharing system for each family in the event. The method used in this research is qualitative research by conducting direct interviews with informants and attending the implementation of these activities. The results of this study found that in its implementation it requires no small amount of money due to the large number of animals (pigs and buffalo) that are sacrificed in the ceremony. Of these costs, the whole family is responsible for collecting costs in a joint way, each family collects according to the economy. This event also contains the value of accountability, especially the value of togetherness.