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Pacific Islanders

Scope Note: 
Indigenous peoples of Micronesia, Polynesia, and Melanesia, and their descendants (Note: Use a more specific term, if appropriate -- see also the geographic Identifiers "Pacific Islands" and "Oceania")
Category: Peoples and Cultures
Broader Terms
Ethnic Groups
Indigenous Populations
Narrower Terms
Pacific Americans
Use this term instead of
Maori (People) (2004)
Related Terms
Added to ERIC: 1/23/1996