Season 13, Episode 5 Nomads of the Wind: Faraway Heaven

First Aired: November 20, 1994

A look at the early Polynesians---the "Nomads of the Wind"---begins with the settlement of the Marquesas Islands, Tahiti and Raiatea, a ceremonial site. Included: religious rituals; how settlers reshaped Tahiti some 3000 years ago.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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