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Polynesian Odyssey
Polynesian Odyssey
Published: 2017/03/21
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Hawaiian Migration Through the Polynesian Triangle
Hawaiian Migration Through the Polynesian Triangle
Published: 2015/09/29
Channel: Kim Mah
The Polynesian Triangle, Jacksonville FL
The Polynesian Triangle, Jacksonville FL
Published: 2010/11/01
Channel: jetbelleza
Easter Island in the Polynesian Triangle
Easter Island in the Polynesian Triangle
Published: 2014/11/07
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From Easter Island to New Zealand: Ocean Conservation across Polynesia | Pew
From Easter Island to New Zealand: Ocean Conservation across Polynesia | Pew
Published: 2013/08/21
Channel: Pew
Pacific Documentation - Lost World of The Pacific - Polynesian Islands Documentary
Pacific Documentation - Lost World of The Pacific - Polynesian Islands Documentary
Published: 2015/02/28
Channel: MotleyVisions
Great Maritime Explorers - The Polynesians
Great Maritime Explorers - The Polynesians
Published: 2017/06/18
Channel: Nautical PappyStu
"Cousins Across the Sea" Hawaiian/ Polynesian Origin Documentary
"Cousins Across the Sea" Hawaiian/ Polynesian Origin Documentary
Published: 2017/03/10
Channel: Plummtree Productions
Polynesian Triangle (Original Version)
Polynesian Triangle (Original Version)
Published: 2016/02/01
Channel: Various Artists - Topic
The Polynesian Triangle, Jacksonville FL
The Polynesian Triangle, Jacksonville FL
Published: 2010/05/24
Channel: jetbelleza
10 Most Mysterious Places On The Earth
10 Most Mysterious Places On The Earth
Published: 2015/09/10
Channel: AmazingPlanet News
Polynesian Tattoo Feature on BITV
Polynesian Tattoo Feature on BITV
Published: 2011/02/01
Channel: Big Island Television, Hawaii
Polynesia island.......great Vanuatu triangle..from khaptad yoga journey
Polynesia island.......great Vanuatu triangle..from khaptad yoga journey
Published: 2013/04/24
Channel: Khandka Prem
Groovefella: Polynesian Triangle (Original version)
Groovefella: Polynesian Triangle (Original version)
Published: 2017/01/29
Channel: In-Genius Records
Jerly and Ty reppin The Polynesian Triangle ;)
Jerly and Ty reppin The Polynesian Triangle ;)
Published: 2010/06/21
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#5 hoofy1293 Uniting the Polynesian Triangle
#5 hoofy1293 Uniting the Polynesian Triangle
Published: 2010/07/01
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UNSOLVED MYSTERIES  The Secret of Easter Island 720p
UNSOLVED MYSTERIES The Secret of Easter Island 720p
Published: 2015/07/31
Channel: Amusing Mystery HD
Cook Islands top 10 things to see & do
Cook Islands top 10 things to see & do
Published: 2017/06/13
Channel: V travels
Polynesian mythology - Wiki Videos
Polynesian mythology - Wiki Videos
Published: 2015/10/22
Channel: Wiki Videos
Hula Dancing - Polynesian Triangle
Hula Dancing - Polynesian Triangle
Published: 2010/09/27
Channel: Kenneth Sitjar
Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Part 1. Chili.
Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Part 1. Chili.
Published: 2014/10/21
Channel: Ad van Zeeland
Rapa Nui - Easter Island
Rapa Nui - Easter Island
Published: 2010/02/12
Channel: THEWORLDOFTRAVEL
Te hau【POLYNESIAN TRIANGLE DANCE FESTA】
Te hau【POLYNESIAN TRIANGLE DANCE FESTA】
Published: 2012/11/15
Channel: TAHITI PROMOTION
Tiare Fetia【POLYNESIAN TRIANGLE DANCE FESTA】
Tiare Fetia【POLYNESIAN TRIANGLE DANCE FESTA】
Published: 2012/11/12
Channel: TAHITI PROMOTION
Kingdom of Atooi (Nation of Hawaii) Unification Ceremony
Kingdom of Atooi (Nation of Hawaii) Unification Ceremony
Published: 2011/03/21
Channel: jamesflamingeagle
Hula / Hawaiian Dancers in Edmonton
Hula / Hawaiian Dancers in Edmonton
Published: 2013/02/20
Channel: PyroSax
Ujena Polynesian Triangle Top | SwimOutlet.com
Ujena Polynesian Triangle Top | SwimOutlet.com
Published: 2013/01/09
Channel: SwimOutletGear
Secrets Of Easter Island - Documentary
Secrets Of Easter Island - Documentary
Published: 2015/04/15
Channel: Documentary
What Really Happened On Easter Island??  The Mystery of Easter Island
What Really Happened On Easter Island?? The Mystery of Easter Island
Published: 2016/09/20
Channel: phoenixXchannel
Easter Island (Rapa Nui) - Chile
Easter Island (Rapa Nui) - Chile
Published: 2014/10/30
Channel: World Travel Guides
[World 360] Mysteries of Easter Island | Documentary Movie
[World 360] Mysteries of Easter Island | Documentary Movie
Published: 2016/09/24
Channel: World 360
Interesting Facts About The Least Known Countries In The World
Interesting Facts About The Least Known Countries In The World
Published: 2015/04/25
Channel: Did You Know?
POLYNESIAN PowerTrip
POLYNESIAN PowerTrip
Published: 2010/12/29
Channel: powerTemple
Independence On Ascendance
Independence On Ascendance
Published: 2010/09/15
Channel: Free Hawaii Broadcasting Network
रहस्यमय इस्टर आयलंड  | Mystery of Ester Island in Hindi
रहस्यमय इस्टर आयलंड | Mystery of Ester Island in Hindi
Published: 2016/08/07
Channel: ThoughtFul Indian
Easter Island, Rapa Nui National Park, Valparaíso Region, Chile, Pacific Ocean, Oceania
Easter Island, Rapa Nui National Park, Valparaíso Region, Chile, Pacific Ocean, Oceania
Published: 2013/06/14
Channel: Pietro Pecco
THE MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND  RAPA NUI   1940s DOCUMENTARY FILM 53534
THE MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND RAPA NUI 1940s DOCUMENTARY FILM 53534
Published: 2017/08/13
Channel: PeriscopeFilm
Secrets of Lost Empires Easter Island  english documentary part 1
Secrets of Lost Empires Easter Island english documentary part 1
Published: 2013/12/11
Channel: Julia Grinnen
Best Tourist Attractions Places To Travel In Chile | Rapa Nui National Park Destination Spot
Best Tourist Attractions Places To Travel In Chile | Rapa Nui National Park Destination Spot
Published: 2017/10/13
Channel: Famous Tourist Attractions Places
RAPA NUI aka Easter Island
RAPA NUI aka Easter Island
Published: 2010/08/03
Channel: Werner Kruse
Breaking News All time – Easter Island  - 最新ニュース
Breaking News All time – Easter Island - 最新ニュース
Published: 2017/04/28
Channel: World’s Biggest Secrets of All Time!
UQ Archaeology Jay Hall Lecture 2011 Part 3 of 4
UQ Archaeology Jay Hall Lecture 2011 Part 3 of 4
Published: 2011/05/23
Channel: UQSocialScience
Easter Island - Famous World Mysteries - Wiki Viedos by Kinedio
Easter Island - Famous World Mysteries - Wiki Viedos by Kinedio
Published: 2016/05/31
Channel: Wiki Videos by Kinedio
Easter Island Secrets Heads
Easter Island Secrets Heads
Published: 2013/04/28
Channel: Shiran De Silva
EASTER ISLANDS (Rapa Nui)---Paradise with a great folk and culture
EASTER ISLANDS (Rapa Nui)---Paradise with a great folk and culture
Published: 2016/05/22
Channel: CATWITCHJudie
Easter Island
Easter Island
Published: 2012/08/26
Channel: THEWORLDOFTRAVEL
► “Easter Island” | Chile - Mysteries of a Lost World.  [HD]
► “Easter Island” | Chile - Mysteries of a Lost World. [HD]
Published: 2016/10/28
Channel: Around The World
"Cousins Across The Sea" New Zealand Documentary Trailer
"Cousins Across The Sea" New Zealand Documentary Trailer
Published: 2017/03/16
Channel: Plummtree Productions
Light at the Edge of the World - Episode 2: THE WAYFINDERS
Light at the Edge of the World - Episode 2: THE WAYFINDERS
Published: 2011/05/26
Channel: 90thParallel
Easter Island Promo
Easter Island Promo
Published: 2017/05/26
Channel: Sheidelberg
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The Polynesian Triangle is a geographical region of the Pacific Ocean with HawaiʻI (1), New Zealand (Aotearoa) (2) and Rapa Nui (3) at its corners. At the center is Tahiti (5), with Samoa (4) to the west.

The Polynesian Triangle is a region of the Pacific Ocean with three island groups at its corners: Hawaiʻi (formerly "the Sandwich Islands"), Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and New Zealand (Aotearoa). It is often used as a simple way to define Polynesia.

Today, the most numerous Polynesian peoples are the Māori, Hawaiians, Tongans, Samoans, and Tahitians. The native languages of this vast triangle are Polynesian languages, which are classified by linguists as part of the Oceanic subgroup of Malayo-Polynesian. They ultimately derive from the proto-Austronesian language spoken in Southeast Asia 5,000 years ago. There are also numerous Polynesian Outlier islands outside the triangle in neighboring Melanesia and Micronesia.

History[edit]

Anthropologists believe that all modern Polynesian cultures descend from a single protoculture established in the South Pacific by migrant Malayo-Polynesian people (see also Lapita). There is also some evidence that Polynesians ventured as far east as the Isla Salas y Gómez and as far south as the subantarctic islands to the south of New Zealand, however none of these islands are reckoned with Polynesia proper, as no viable settlements have survived. A shard of pottery has been found in the Antipodes Islands, and is now in the Te Papa museum in Wellington, and there are also remains of a Polynesian settlement dating back to the 13th century on Enderby Island in the Auckland Islands.[1][2][3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Connor, Tom Polynesians in the Southern Ocean: Occupation of the Auckland Islands in Prehistory in New Zealand Geographic 69 (September–October 2004): 6-8)
  2. ^ Anderson, Atholl J., & Gerard R. O'Regan To the Final Shore: Prehistoric Colonisation of the Subantarctic Islands in South Polynesia in Australian Archaeologist: Collected Papers in Honour of Jim Allen Canberra: Australian National University, 2000. 440-454.
  3. ^ Anderson, Atholl J., & Gerard R. O'Regan The Polynesian Archaeology of the Subantarctic Islands: An Initial Report on Enderby Island Southern Margins Project Report. Dunedin: Ngai Tahu Development Report, 1999
  4. ^ Anderson, Atholl J. Subpolar Settlement in South Polynesia Antiquity 79.306 (2005): 791-800

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