Seafaring History: Pacific Islanders

Pacific Islanders were sailing large stretches of ocean--thousands of miles into the wind--a long time ago before European imperialist expeditions of exploration and colonization began. The histories and the technologies used by innovative Pacific-Islander seafarers were destroyed in order to subdue the population and make them more malleable to western intent.

This video explores some of the ideas being researched and reconstructed to bring life to ancient seafaring culture of pre-European contact Chamorros of the Mariana Islands.

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