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Stepping off, we hear the thrum of a ukulele and are saluted by a regal-looking Polynesian man.
Computer simulations since have indicated that winds and currents would carry a vessel from northern South America to the Polynesian islands.
The South American ancestry reached three nearby sets of eastern Polynesian islands between roughly 1200 and 1230, followed by Rapa Nui in around 1380.
Comparisons of the length of DNA segments shared by Polynesians and Indigenous peoples from the Americas enabled calculations of when Indigenous American DNA was first introduced to Polynesian groups.
Those ancestors then could have carried that crop and South American DNA to a majority of eastern Polynesian islands, he says.
Around midnight, she and her husband Lennie Hayton dropped by the Luau, a faux-Polynesian restaurant in Beverly Hills.
Yet its cranial capacity is far above that of the highest apes, and is assimilated with that of Hottentot and Polynesian skulls.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
It seemed to them as if they had left the Polynesian savages and were once more in civilised society.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
It is natural that myths dating from an age when Greek gods resembled Polynesian idols should be as rude as Polynesian myths.
In only one or two known cases (as in that of the Polynesian Taaroa) is he in receipt of sacrifice.
Among the Maories and their Polynesian kinsmen the priests are the great depositaries of tradition.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland