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Sunday@4: Three Decade Search for Polynesian Origins

February 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Canoes" by Herb Kane

From the time of Captain Cook, to the adventures of Thor Heyerdahl, to more recent archaeological discoveries across Pacific Oceania, the western world has been captivated with the origins of Polynesian peoples.

Dave Burley shares the results of his three-decade long research program tracking first Polynesian settlement in the Kingdom of Tonga.

Dave is a Professor in the Department of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University with on-going research programs in Tonga, Fiji and Jamaica.

Cash bar opens: 3:30 pm        Program starts: 4:00 pm

**Buffet Dinner (reserved guests only) immediately following the program:

Italian Night (@ $21+tax+gratuity): Baked Chorizo and shrimp with smoked tomato rose and penne pasta, garlic toast, garden Caesar salad with shredded asiago, grape tomato, cucumber.

Prior Reservation Required (dinner only) – deadline Thursday, Feb. 21 – noon: email: or call: 250-468-9915 (NB: Minimum 40 people required for buffet – please sign up ASAP)


February 24, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fairwinds Golf & Country Club
3730 Fairwinds Drive
Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9K6 Canada
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