Pre-historic Era
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The origin and dispersal of modern humans, Homo sapiens. 




Anasazi and Hohokam
Sites of Early Hunters and Archaic periods




 Bone spear points with barbs
Mano and Metate

Serra da Capivara, Brazil
Pedra Furada, Brazil

    Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, publisher, Legendary Times magazine and
    director of Erich von Däniken's Center for Ancient Astronaut
     Kon-Tiki Trip Ends on Pacific Reef; Party Safe After 4,000-Mile
     Drift Thor Heyerdahl, Anthropologist and Adventurer, Dies at 87

Chronological Periods
Chronological Table of Mesoamerican Archaeology
Why Anthroplogists Study Human Remains
The Ethical Dilemma Facing Conservation
Why Don't We Know When the First People Came to America?

Ancient Voyages to America - Who Were The First Explorers? (1:28 min.)
Evidence for Huge Cities in the Amazon Jungle (43:43 min)
Secret Caves of the Lucayans in the Bahamas (45 min.)
Tracking the First Americans (Serra da Capivara, Brazil) BBC
The Childrens of Jaguar (The Huaorani of Ecuador)
The Tribe that Hides from Man: The Kreen-Akrore (Brazil)
The Red Skin Tribe in the Amazon of Brazil - Waiapi (Wajãpi)
America Before Columbus National Geographic Documentary, 2014 (1:31 min.)

The Gungywamp Society
Gungywamp Decoded
Damned Connecticut

Chaco Culture, New Mexico
Mesa Verde, Colorado

America's early people may have come by boat from Asia
Bolivian site is dinosaur paradise
Chilean Field Yields New Clues to Peopling of Americas
Dinosaur find thought to be longest ever
Dinosaur nesting site yields important fossil discoveries
Dinosaurios dejaron huella en Bolivia

Adventurers retrace ancient route in wooden raft
Brazilian fossil bears African features, could challenge theories on settlement
Early Migrants May Have Come by Land and Sea
Spaniard begins reed boat voyage across Pacific
Spanish adventurer crosses Pacific in reed boat
Study shows Andean record of El Nino for past 15,000 years
Taking the Wind Out of Leif Ericsson's Sails
Monte Verde Revisited
New type of dinosaur unearthed in Antarctic

American set to attempt round-the-world trip in reed boat
Ancient Site in Newfoundland Offers Clues to Vikings in America
Did the Vikings Stay? Vatican Files May Offer Clues
Fisherman finds remains of prehistoric mammal in Mexican lake bed

Story of Viking Colonies' Icy 'Pompeii' Unfolds From Ancient Greenland Farm
Hallan mastodonte en río salvadoreño

Civilization lost?
Tubers' cultural roots drying out in Peru
In Chile, Climate Clues to an Ancient People

Old Bones Bring Some Currency To a Broken Economy

Ancient skeleton found in submerged cave (CNN, Sept. 10, 2004)

Footprint challenges man's arrival

Oldest Skeleton in Americas Found in Underwater Cave?

Mexican Archaeologists Extract 10,000 Year-Old Skeleton from Flooded Cave in Quintana Roo

DNA of baby boy buried in Montana 12,600 years ago reveals most modern Native Americans ARE descended from Clovis man (Daily Mail, Feb. 12, 2014)
Discoveries Challenge Beliefs on Humans’ Arrival in the Americas (New York Times, March 27, 2014)
Most Complete Ice Age Skeleton Helps Solve Mystery of First Americans (National Geographic, May 15, 2014)


Did the first humans arrive in North America 10,000 years earlier than thought? Bones fund in Canada cave show 'indisputable' marks from stone tools (Daily Mail, Jan. 16, 2017)
Ice Age skeleton found in a Mexican cave sheds new light on when the first humans arrived in the Americas
(Daily Mail, Aug. 30, 2017)