DNA study on Polynesian migration
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DNA study shows that Polynesia Bismarck Archipelago, island group of Papua New Guinea from 6,000 to 8,000 years ago and may have even begun the migration from mainland South East Asia as far back as 10,000 years ago with later migrations from Taiwan with relations to Austronesian languages.
Polynesia is well known for is multiple related cultures and nations of people who settled a vast area of scattered islands in the worlds largest ocean, the Pacific. Their navigation and settlement skills were great that when the first major documents “discovery” of the islands took place by the Europeans, the native Polynesian Islanders had already been settled for thousands of years before documented European contact.