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First Peoples (2015–2015)

TV Mini-series | 54 min | Documentary

200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are 7 billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological ...See more200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are 7 billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological discoveries and genetic research. On each continent, we track down the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens. Who were these First Peoples? What drove them to the ends of the earth? See less
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Jun 24, 2015 (United States)

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Kerry Shale
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John Hawks
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Svante Pääbo
Himself - Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Himself - Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology   See fewer
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Eske Willerslev
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Rebecca Ackermann
Herself - University of Cape Town Herself - University of Cape Town   See fewer
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Joshua Akey
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Huw Barton
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Jim Bowler
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Tanya Charles
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Nicholas Conard
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Bruno David
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Fabrice Demeter
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Metin Eren
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Jon Erlandson
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John Fleagle
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Matthew Fomine Forka
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Jacquelyn Gill
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Arturo González
Himself - Institute of American Prehistory Himself - Institute of American Prehistory   See fewer
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Bennett Greenspan
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Josh Griffiths
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Philipp Gunz
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Michael Hammer
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Katerina Harvati
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Wulf Hein
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Israel Hershkovitz
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Jean-Jacques Hublin
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Changzhu Jin
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Jacqueline Johnson
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Margaret Katherine
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Peter Lape
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Wu Liu
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Shannon McPherron
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Armand Minthorn
Himself - Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Himself - Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation   See fewer
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Rasmus Nielsen
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Doug Owsley
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Jeff Rose
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Laura Lynn Shackelford
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John Shea
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Ludovic Slimac
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Bob Stevens
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Alejandro Terrazas
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John Trowsdale
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Linda Vigilant
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Bence Viola
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Nicole Waguespack
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Thomas Wales
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Michael Waters
Himself - Center for the Study of the First Americans Himself - Center for the Study of the First Americans   See fewer
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Rod Wells
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Mike Westaway
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João Zilhão
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8.1 / 10 | 37 votes