highest symbol in society tolaki, since ahead till in this time remain to be
used by society Tolaki. Before now, “kalosara” used as a means peace in
finishing difference understand between group socialize in the case of
political problem, along era growth by all clan of king “kalosara” do not only
be used as a means of peace but have experienced of extension function as a means of ceremony in king appointment
and as a means of communication between king with his people. Later
by all elite figure, “kalosara” treated as a means of communications of
inter-communities, usher one family with other family, and individual with
other individual, usefulness of “kalosara” till come up with mysticism elements
where by all soothsayer of agriculture and disease soothsayer in conducting his
practice use “kalosara” and finally “kalosara” coutinuing find experience of extension mean till be used in the field of technology,
religious, and artistry. In the
form of “kalosara”, composed by 3 component with meaning which deeply and holy.
3 component is :
of 3 small circular cane with pale yellow colour what contorted and each back
part united in one tying node. Circle own meaning as mirroring soul and spirit
of association and union from 3 element in a empire or governance, that is :
Element of leader ( king or arbiter)
of executor / organizer of king or the
arbiter power ( functionary , Adat worker, peripheral institute of Adat).
of Democracy, representing mirroring soul of philosophy democratize
society Tolaki which have The Infinite soul.
Pallet from cloth of white
colour, owning meaning as symbol of sincerity, chastity, justice, and truth.
under Kalosara, also called "Siwole" that is place
in form of parallelogram what made from matting leaf of forest palm, owning
symbol as mirroring from soul of
nationality, social justice, and the general prosperity for all citizen of
Though in this time,
role of “kalosara” shifting as effect of science and technological growth, and
also adaptation of external culture into local culture bring impact in life
socialize tolaki, but position of “kalosara” representing original culture of
district always remain to be defended by all party since this culture ancestors
heritage and our identity as cultured human being. Hopefully this short article can give a little describtion
about culture of tolaki tribe as one of the some exist culture especially in region of kendari
and generally sulawesi south-east.
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