You will recognize them by their blown-out bellies and puffed-out cheeks. And also by the overwhelming urge to run away and vomit.
They are very bad medicine. If you see one it is time to change your medicine man.
See also Matagaigai.
Matabiri Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Gender: Male and female
Area or people: Papua New Guinea
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Disease & Sickness
Area of expertise: Disease, Sickness, Illness
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 606
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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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