First Peoples Americas/Africa on Alabama Public Television
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Learn why an underwater discovery in Mexico may rewrite the story of early migration to the Americas. Colonization was a challenge because a huge ice sheet blocked the route. It's now believed that humans arrived in the Americas by boat, not on foot. Series: See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Archaeology, genetics and anthropology cast new light on 200,000 years of history, detailing how early humans became dominant.

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