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Polynesian Expansion: Overview

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Polynesian Expansion | Maps

Polynesian Expansion | Images

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Polynesian Expansion | Videos

Film and videoTo view these video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Polynesian Expansion | Articles

Dangerfield, W. (2007, March 31). The mystery of Easter Island. Smithsonian magazine. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/the-mystery-of-easter-island-151285298/Articles

Handwerk, B. (2021, September 22). Genetic study maps when and how Polynesians settled the Pacific Islands. Smithsonian magazine. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/genetic-study-maps-when-and-how-polynesians-settled-the-pacific-islands-180978733/

Soares, P., Rito, T., Trejaut, J., Mormina, M., Hill, C., Tinkler-Hundal, E., Braid, M., Clarke, D. J., Loo, J.-H., Thomson, N., Denham, T., Donohue, M., Macaulay, V., Lin, M., Oppenheimer, S., & Richards, M. B. (2011). Ancient voyaging and Polynesian origins. American Journal of Human Genetics, 88(2), 239–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2011.01.009 

Wilford, J. (2022, February 10). How Polynesia was peopled: More secrets are discovered about one of the biggest diasporas before European expansion. Toronto Star (Canada). https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=azh&AN=6FP4068726120&site=ehost-live&scope=site&authtype=ip,sso&custid=mggsvic

Polynesian Expansion | eBooks


Using eBooks off campus help and instructionsClick on the following book covers to place a hold in the library catalogue or access the book online. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Polynesian Expansion | Keywords

Britannica is a useful starting point to get a general understanding of your topic and key words. 

 Te Ara is a great database for all topics and key words relating to the history of New Zealand

Polynesian Expansion | Books

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