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Born in AfricaBorn in Africa: the quest for the origins of human life


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The first North Americans: an archaeological journey




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Fossil and Ruins News

Read recent news on anthropology, archaeology, evolution, and paleontology, courtesy Science Daily.

In Search of Human Origins

Outpost: In Search of Human Origins

Follow paleoanthropologist Lee Berger's work in Botswana in the Field Journal, learn about interpreting fossil evidence in Interpretation Station, and explore resources in the Tool Kit.


National Anthropological Archives

Kiowa drawing from the SmithsonianNational Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives

From the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, this website provides access to historical and contemporary anthropological materials on the world's cultures and the history of anthropology.

Online Exhibits

Online exhibits from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History include Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People, Alaska Native Collections, The Canela Indians of Northeastern Central Brazil, and more...

Becoming Human

from through the story of human evolution through this interactive documentary.  Hosted by Donald Johanson, a paleoanthropologist who discovered the "Lucy" skeleton in Ethiopia.  Check out some of his books from PCC Library

Cracking the Maya Code

NOVA documentaryWatch this NOVA documentary on the ancient Maya civilization and how their hieroglyphic script was decoded.  You can check out the DVD from PCC Library.

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