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First Peoples

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Catalogue Number:  041795
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  Archaeology, Documentary, First Nations Studies, History, Science, Social Sciences, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2015
Running Time:  300
Closed Captions:  Yes

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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? What was the secret to their success? 

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? 

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300 minutes on 2 Discs.

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