• 1769
  • Muster roll of the Endeavour April 18, 1769, when Tupaia -- "Tobia" -- joined the crew. (blogspot.fr)
  • In the winter of 1769, the British explorer Captain James Cook, early into his first voyage across the Pacific, received from a Polynesian priest named Tupaia an astonishing gift-a map, the first that any European had ever encountered showing all the major islands of the South Pacific. (nationalgeographic.com)