The Epic Polynesian Voyagers Who Ventured Into the Unknown

“The Pacific Ocean is absolutely enormous, and basically empty,” explains Christina Thompson, editor of Harvard Review and author of Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia. Yet 1,000 years ago, the Polynesian people made voyages almost unimaginable in their length. Watch as Thompson takes us through the incredible history of the intrepid and innovative explorers who settled the last uninhabited part of the world.