Wednesday, August 5, 2020

GenFriends: Miya Jensen-The Polynesian Genealogist

Cheri and the panel, Melissa Barker, Bernice Bennett, Dan Earl, Laura Hedgecock, Shelley Murphy, and Mary Kircher Roddy welcome Miya Jensen who specializes in Polynesian Genealogy. Watch as Miya shares how the peoples of Oceana welcome, embrace and honor the lives of their ancestors. Miya also talks about her work with FamilySearch preserving the oral traditions of the Polynesian people. The conversation with Miya was heartfelt as she spoke about how connecting with our ancestors can be healing and help us to move forward in our lives. A beautiful conversation about a unique group of people who teach us so much about our connections to family and the earth.

Watch as Miya explains how the Polynesian people feel about their ancestors and how they view their place in history.

Links Mentioned  in this Episode:

The Polynesian Genealogist
Twitter:  @miyajensen
Instagram/Facebook: @thepolynesiangenealogist
FamilySearch: Polynesian Genealogy

Melissa Barker -A Genealogists in the Archives
Shelley Murphey-The Family Tree Girl
Mary Kircher Roddy-MKR Genealogy
Cheri Hudson Passey-Carolina Girl Genealogy

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