First Peoples

"First Peoples" traces the arrival of the first Homo sapiens on five continents, how they moved around the globe, and how they survived to become the dominant human species on Earth. Each of the five episodes is centered on a different continent and explores remote places around the world -- from underwater caves of Yucatan to the Australian outback to the Himalayas. Throughout the series experts reveal genetics, archaeology and anthropology research, including how DNA is being used to understand the origins of the human species.


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