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The Island's inhabitants today all have Chilean roots, making solving the mysteries even harder.There is no one to ask about the first people of Easter Island.The society flourished with abundant sealife and farming to feed a growing population, estimated at up to 12,000 people.The people's success manifested itself in a way that has become the Island's iconic trademark: hundred of immense stone figures - have intrigued all who have seen them since 1722.He describes the people of the time as, "at war with themselves." The civil war coincides with changes in the diet.The Island's bird life seems to have disappeared as does evidence of people eating porpoise and tuna. A land of plenty had become desperately short of food.On Easter Day 1722, Dutch explorers landed on Easter Island.

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In the 1950s, the world famous explorer, Thor Heyerdahl demonstrated that it was possible to cross the open ocean from South America to Easter Island.

The Islanders' cult of ancestor worship cost many of them their lives. The key to the recovery lies at a place called Orongo, a cliff between a volcano and a small offshore islet.

There, carvings in the stones from just after the catastrophe show a birdman.

Plenty of other scientists felt that the seafaring Polynesian people were more likely to have made such an awesome journey.

Only recently though has DNA evidence provided proof of the first Islanders' origins.

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