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Tohunga matakite (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Tohunga matakite
Used for/see from:
  • Poropito Māori
  • Tohunga matatuhi
  • Māori prophets
  • Prophets, Māori
See also:

Whakamārama: Ko ngā tohunga e hōmai ana te māramatanga e te wāhi ngaro.

Scope Note: Priestly seers and skilled orators of prophecy. Commonly used to describe the Māori prophets of the 19th century e.g. Te Kooti, Papahurihia.