Trans-Pacific Connections of the Ancient Americans


How did the sweet potato spread from America to Polynesia?

articles by Yuri Kuchinsky posted in sci.archaeology

More articles dealing with the sweet potato, a plant that was extremely important to ancient peoples all around the Pacific basin, are gathered here.

This is some interesting and little known information about the manioc, a very useful American plant, being found very early on Easter Island.

All these exchanges are from early in '97.

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