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Paths and timings of the peopling of Polynesia inferred from genomic networks.
This reconstruction of the branching Polynesian migration sequence reveals a serial founder expansion, characterized by directional loss of variants, that originated in Samoa and spread first through the Cook Islands (Rarotonga), then to the Society (Tōtaiete mā) Islands (11th century), and finally to the western Austral Islands (Tuha'a Pae) Islands and Tuāmotu Archipelago (12th century).
Coordinated 14C and 230Th dating of Kitchen Cave rockshelter, Gambier (Mangareva) Islands, French Polynesia: Comparing 230Th coral dates with Bayesian model ages
- Environmental Science
Kukuipahu: A Unique Hawaiian Monumental Structure Utilizing Cut-and-Dressed Stone Masonry
- EngineeringRapa Nui Journal
An ancient DNA Pacific journey: a case study of collaboration between archaeologists and geneticists
- HistoryWorld Archaeology
ABSTRACT We present a case-study of a collaboration between archaeologists and geneticists that has helped settle a long-standing controversy and opened up new research questions for the Pacific…
Peopling of the Pacific: A Holistic Anthropological Perspective
- Political Science
The human colonization of the Pacific is an enduring problem in historical anthropology. Recent advances in archaeology, historical linguistics, and bioanthropology have coalesced to form a set of…
230Th dating of coral abraders from stratified deposits at Tangatatau Rockshelter, Mangaia, Cook Islands: Implications for building precise chronologies in Polynesia
- Environmental ScienceJournal of Archaeological Science
Reinvestigating a key site for Polynesian prehistory: new results from the Hane dune site, Ua Huka (Marquesas)
Since the first excavations by Sinoto and Kellum in 1964–1965, the Hane dune site, situated on Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands, has been considered as a key site in central Eastern Polynesia and, as such,…
On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological History of the Pacific Islands before European Contact
The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, the home to numerous human societies and cultures. Among these indigenous Oceanic cultures are the…
Cook Island artifact geochemistry demonstrates spatial and temporal extent of pre-European interarchipelago voyaging in East Polynesia
- HistoryProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
It is demonstrated that Polynesian interarchipelago voyaging lasted from about AD 1300 to the 1600s, suggesting that long-distance interaction continued to influence the development of social structures in East Polynesia well after initial colonization.
Eastern Polynesian: The Linguistic Evidence Revisited
For the past fifty years, historical linguistics and archaeology have provided seemingly mutually corroboratory evidence for the settlement of east Polynesia. However, more recent findings in…