About 3000 years ago, the Lapita people traveled from Papua New Guinea to the western islands of the Pacific. Two thousand years ago the Micronesians populated the small islands to the northwest. But it wasn’t until the massive expansion, that peoples in east Polynesia experienced one of the greatest periods of voyaging and discovery.
In 2007 a group of archaeologists traveled to Tubuai, an archaic East Polynesian Island, to discover the remains of some of the greatest explorers in human history. This is what they discovered….
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