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South Americans May Have Traveled To Polynesia 800 Years Ago by Bruce Bower

DNA analyses suggest that Indigenous people from South America had a role in the early peopling of Polynesia. More than 800 years ago, Indigenous people in South America traversed more than 7,000 kilometers of open sea to reach eastern Polynesia, a new study suggests. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/south-americans-may-have-traveled-polynesia-800-years-ago