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When Did the First Americans Arrive?

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Who were the first Americans, when did they arrive, and from where did they come? With limited evidence, scientists have long proposed a hypothesis ...

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NOVA: "Mystery of the First Americans"

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Adapted from NOVA: "Mystery of the First Americans." A NOVA Production by MDTV Productions for WGBH/Boston. Illustrations courtesy of Greg Harlin - Wood Ronsaville Harlin, Inc. Still images courtesy of Kenneth Garrett/National Geographic Image Collection, Setor de Anthropologia Biológica, Museu Nacional/UFRJ Brazil. Animation courtesy of Schwartz/Giunta Production Company.

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Funder: National Science Foundation-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale