Re: NANFA-- Re: nanfa V1 #1472

Jay DeLong (
Sat, 07 Dec 2002 09:26:37 -0800

At 07:12 PM 12/6/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>I told someone that polynesians navigate without
>compass or other instruments. They have knowledge of the stars, wind,
>even minute variations in wave direction and shape (and an interesting
>perspective of how to know you know something... if you can point in the
>direction of an island and see it in your mind, then you are never
>lost). These constants allow them to explore and pass on information on
>how to make ocean voyages consistently. His response was, "And what
>reality is this you are talking about?" So I told him, "It is yours. I
>saw it on a PBS program."

You're saying you know someone who is a PBS producer or writer?
What programs has he been involved with?

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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