HUMANPAST.NET

Transport                  5,000 BC
Africa
Southwest Asia
Egypt
Indus Valley
China
Europe
South America
Mesoamerica
North America
Other

Africa

 

Southwest Asia

 

Egypt

 

Indus Valley

 

China

 

Europe

 

South America

 

Mesoamerica

 

North America

 

Other

 There is evidence that the Ainu were once highly accomplished sailors and it is said that they possessed complex navigational techniques that had been carefully guarded by certain special bloodlines. According to some elders, these select navigator families held an astonishing amount of astronomical knowledge in their heads, which had to be memorized from childhood and was built up throughout their lifetime. (160)