Season 13, Episode 8 Nomads of the Wind: Distant Horizons

First Aired: November 22, 1994

"Nomads of the Wind" traces the early Polynesians' voyages to the "Distant Horizons" of the Pacific---Hawaii and New Zealand. Included: the invention of surfing; the roots of the traditional hula; sea creatures, such as the tiger cowrie.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
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