Dr. Sidsel Millerstrom

Dr. Sidsel Millerstrom, Anthropologist, University of California, Berkeley.  Dr. Millerstrom will inform our passengers on origin and migration patterns of the Polynesians and their early settlement and life in the Marquesas.  She has worked in all the islands since 1984 and has discovered and recorded numerous tiki sculptures and more than 7,000 ancient petroglyphs (rock carvings).  She will also talk about prehistoric architectue, material culture and tattooing.  Dr. Millerstrom’s work has appeared in various scholarly and popular journals.