This thesis attracts on ethnographic research that concentrates regarding the practice that is cultural of initiated marriage re re payment, ampa co’i ndai, among semi-urban Bimanese Muslims of Eastern Indonesia.

The training occurs if the bride, by using her parents and feminine family members, will pay her marriage that is own paymentco’i). It really is typically utilized only if the potential groom is a federal government worker. But, throughout the statement of wedding, the re re payment is established to own originate from the groom. This thesis makes use of the training as a website to examine women’s agency and a lens to know change that is social a modernizing Muslim society who has a heritage of bilateral kinship.