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Making North America: Human

Season 42 Episode 22 | 53m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore the intimate connections between the landscape, the colonizing of the continent, and the emergence of our industrial world. Beginning with Native American ancestors who crafted hunting weapons from stone traded across hundreds of miles, the program shows how pre-Columbian civilizations developed an expert knowledge of the landscape and its resources.

Aired: 05/23/18

Rating: TV-G

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