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Some Polynesians Carry DNA of Ancient Native Americans, New Study Finds

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 21, 2020

A new genetic study suggests that Polynesians made an epic voyage to South America 800 years ago.

About 3,000 years ago, people on the eastern edge of Asia began sailing east, crossing thousands of miles of ocean to reach uninhabited islands. Their descendants, some 2,000 years later, invented the double-hulled canoe to travel even farther east, reaching places like Hawaii and Rapa Nui.

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these researchers have apparently not read the book of mormon that details the travels of people from south/central america to the Micronesian islands in the time frame mentioned.

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