After a long legal battle, the Waorani people have successfully protected half a million acres of their ancestral territory in the Amazon rainforest from being mined for oil drilling by huge oil corporations.
A researcher has solved a 100-year-old riddle by discovering that glass found in the Egyptian desert was created by a meteorite impact. These findings have implications for understanding the threat posed by asteroids.
Archaeologists and historians fear development will cause ‘irreparable damage’ to world heritage site and surrounding Sacred Valley.
The results show that the individuals shared close genetic affinity to other hunter-gatherers in Sweden and to early Mesolithic populations from Ice Age Europe.
To light their way, these late Stone Age people likely burned bundles of pine sticks, which archaeologists also found in the cave.
Tribes have had the same hopes and dreams for generations. Will the 2020 presidential candidates hear them?
Team calculated it’s unlikely that Australopithecus sediba, which existed 800,000 years after the earliest-known human, was ancestral to the human lineage.
They fear that with the effects of climate change, their culture will soon vanish. They argue that by failing to protect them, their government has violated their basic human rights.
Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global trade.
The findings highlight the way in which a combination of genetic, archaeological, and linguistic data can converge to tell the same story about what happened in particular areas in the distant past.
Deporting Indigenous peoples strips them of their identity and right to country and devalues their cultural obligations and responsibilities.
Bald cypress trees in North Carolina, including one tree at least 2,624 years old, are the oldest known living trees in eastern North America and the oldest known wetland tree species in the world.
Long before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, people were using antibiotics to combat infections.
After getting his DNA tested, Darrell “Dusty” Crawford learned that his ancestors were already in the Americas about 17,000 years ago, according to the Great Falls Tribune, a Montana newspaper.