Complex toolmaking strategies were the heart of survival on San Nicolas Island.
An archaeologist explores how shoes have embodied our identities through the ages.
Imagine a simple three-dimensional object that uses mathematics, history, accounting, and language to keep track of an amazing array of information. The Inca invented one over 500 years ago in Peru.
Scientists are taking an unusual approach to studying how Native Alaskans lived and hunted thousands of years ago—and how they may have adapted to climate change.
As high-elevation ice patches melt due to climate change, artifacts and stories long held in ice are being revealed. This fragile heritage needs to be acknowledged and protected.
Time and again, Western researchers are realizing that Indigenous peoples have long had sophisticated insights and deep wisdom about the world.