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Centuries before European explorers ventured beyond their shorelines, the ancestors of today's Polynesians had sailed to every habitable island in the far corners of the Pacific. This ancient Polynesian sea voyaging tradition comes to life again in "Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey."

This Web site companion begins where the program ends. Begin your online journey by investigating the film's major themes and subjects in greater depth. Learn more about Pacific Island geography, culture, history, archaeology, linguistics and celestial navigation, and ask questions of the experts who provided background information for the film.

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