Madelyn channelPosted on 2020 January
This was the case for three of the 16 coral files being analyzed. In subsequent reports on the Vaito'otia-Fa'ahia excavations, Sinoto b, , c regarded the new Society Islands finds as direct support for the orthodox scenario. Biggs went on to observe that a simple A to B to C settlement model such as that from Marquesas to Societies to New Zealand was unrealistic. Although early sites have not been difficult to locate in the narrowly-confined Marquesan valleys, archaeological coverage of the archipelago has by no means been complete.
The same can be said for other aspects of culture as well, for it is clear that Eastern Polynesian societies share many features which must have been developed in an ancestral community before dispersal to the various East Polynesian islands and archipelagos. They wiped out over twenty species of land birds, including some far larger than present-day species. The type of DNA extracted and analysed in this kind of study is that stored in the cell's mitochondria.