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Explorers of the Sunrise

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by Jeff Evans and Damon Salesa 

Polynesians have travelled vast distances in canoes for more than three thousand years, resulting in many settlements across the Pacific.
In “Explorers of the Sunrise”, the first article recounts a recent voyage from New Zealand to Rapanui and back, using traditional navigation
methods. The second article describes Polynesian travel, from the earliest migrations to modern-day air travel.

Series: School Journal Story Library

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 5, 6

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Publication date: January 2014

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