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Who were the first Polynesians?

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Who were the first Polynesians and where did they come from? One article says it was Tonga then on Wikipedia it says most scholars lean more towards Samoa. Who is the original Polynesians and where did they come from?

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On 10/8/2018 at 7:07 PM, John Harmonic said:

Who were the first Polynesians and where did they come from? One article says it was Tonga then on Wikipedia it says most scholars lean more towards Samoa. Who is the original Polynesians and where did they come from?

Just trace lines between the islands from where they came

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The Taiwanese aborigines might be a good start.

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Living on Taiwan more than 8,000 years before the first arrival of the Han Chinese in the 17th century, the Taiwanese aborigines (原住民) are Austronesian people, with linguistic and genetic ties to the people of the Philippines and other Polynesian groups.

https://guidetotaipei.com/article/who-are-the-taiwanese-aboriginals

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