Saprahan as Indigineous Value to Maintain Self-Identity of Adolescents in Pontianak Region

Hastiani Hastiani, M. Ramli, Randi Saputra, Alfaiz Alfaiz, Septya Suarja, Rila Rahma Mulyani, Rahmadianti Aulia
2020 Acta Counseling and Humanities  
This discussion based on the reality of adolescents behavior which generally contradicts the prevailing values in the norms and practices of the community in Pontianak region, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Most adolescents did not consider their self-identity and insufficient psychological performance. Pontianak adolescents, indicating their existence and independent from their obligations. In the humanistic existential view emphasizes self-awareness, meaning and purpose of life and responsible
more » ... e and responsible freedom. We tried to internalizes the indigenous values of Saprahan including the values of openness (Seanak Sekemanakan), the value of politeness, care (Senaseb Sepenanggungan), the value of togetherness (Seadat Sepusaka, Sepucuk Setali Darah) as a counseling approach based on the indigenous culture of the Pontianak-Malay community to increase awareness of self-identity of adolescents. Cultural values in counseling approach contains self-awareness of students to understand and find the meaning of life according to the moral messages in the indigenous Saprahan values, because these values are a representation of the moral and cultured youth identity.
doi:10.46637/ach.v1i1.10 fatcat:7arglziq55eq7chxkzscipjnry