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Current Research on the Island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Archipelago, French Polynesia

Current Research on the Island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Archipelago, French Polynesia Since 1991, an ethnoarchaeological research program has been carriedout on the islandof Ua Huka (Marquesas Archipelago, French Polynesia). The program included test excavations of early sites, the examination of dwelling and funerary sites, an inventory of surface monuments, an analysis of space utilization in recent periods, and ethnographic observations, all conducted concurrently. The aim of this program is to piece together the history of the Polynesian community inhabiting the islandfrom the time of its arrival, through European contact, and even further. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Perspectives University of Hawai'I Press

Current Research on the Island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Archipelago, French Polynesia

Asian Perspectives , Volume 41 (2)

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Since 1991, an ethnoarchaeological research program has been carriedout on the islandof Ua Huka (Marquesas Archipelago, French Polynesia). The program included test excavations of early sites, the examination of dwelling and funerary sites, an inventory of surface monuments, an analysis of space utilization in recent periods, and ethnographic observations, all conducted concurrently. The aim of this program is to piece together the history of the Polynesian community inhabiting the islandfrom the time of its arrival, through European contact, and even further.

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