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First Peoples (TV program)

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First Peoples is a 2015 television documentary about the first people on the continents of the Earth. The five-part PBS series covers each continent or group of continents one at a time. The focus is on very recent work in paleogenomics (the study of genomes from very long ago).[1] It was produced by Wall to Wall Television. The series challenges the East African origin theory of modern man showing there were other origins in other parts of Africa.[2]

A two-disk DVD of the documentary was made in 2015.


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  1. Daniel Stolte (22 June 2015). "UA Researcher in PBS Series on Early Humans". University of Arizona. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  2. Kristina Killgrove (24 June 2015). "Review: 'First Peoples' Series Chronicles Origins And Spread Of Modern Humans". Forbes. Retrieved 11 July 2015.

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