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Matanivanua is the name of a Fijian Mataqali (clan). The Fijian word means "ambassador of the land". This clan are renowned to be eloquent and articulate in the skill of speaking on behalf of the land and their chief. When a chiefly presentation of a sevusevu is performed only they can do it. They speak on behalf of the chief and all in his or her chiefdom.

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