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Episode Clips

Extended Interview: The Earliest Cave Paintings in America

Anna Roosevelt dates the cave paintings in Brazil’s Amazon jungle to 13,000 years ago.

Extended Interview: David Carrasco on Shared Beliefs

Illuminating the similarities of the religious beliefs shared across the Americas.

Extended Interview: The Importance of Names

Zuni elder Jim Enote explains how Native names for places provides important information.

Chaco Chocolate

Archaeology reveals trade with Chaco, including chocolate and precious metals.

Ancient Amazon Peoples

Ancient art suggests people have been in the Americas much longer than previously thought.

Zuni Maps

Jim Enote uses ancient petroglyphs and contemporary art to recreate Zuni maps.

The Best Time to Paddle

The Chumash continue canoe paddling traditions to connect to their ancestors.

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