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Preliminary Investigations at Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Hinanui Cauchois. John O'Connor.

The Society Islands are of primary importance for understanding human impacts on island ecologies and the dispersal of pre-contact voyaging populations in East Polynesia. Raiatea, the largest island of the Leeward Group, is recognized through Polynesian oral traditions as a locus of regional interaction and a departure point for migrations that colonized the distant islands of Hawaii and Aotearoa (New Zealand) in the second millennium AD. Here we present results from our first season of...