Friday, June 08, 2007

Polynesians beat Europeans to the Americas?

And this little chicken went to South America
Marlborough Express, New Zealand - Jun 6, 2007
Dr Matisoo-Smith said most experts agreed now that Polynesian voyaging within the Hawaii-Easter Island-New Zealand triangle was purposeful. ...

Pre-Columbian Polynesian contacts?
ScienceBlogs - Jun 6, 2007
Frankly, on a priori grounds this is a no brainer, if Polynesians could make to Easter Island it seems implausible that continental South America would be ...

On the horizon: news from the frontiers of science
Christian Science Monitor, MA - Jun 6, 2007
He sought to prove that Stone-Age seafarers could have colonized Easter Island from the east. "He had it backwards," Ms. Storey, a PhD candidate at the ...

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