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Ancient peoples of the Colorado Plateau

Season 10 Episode 1002 | 26m 46s

More than a thousand years before the arrival of Europeans in the southwestern U.S. native peoples were establishing their occupation of the Colorado Plateau, learning how to live in a climate where winters were bitter and summers torrid. And they left behind proof of their scientific and technological accomplishments in plain sight—with a little assistance from contemporary archaeologists.

Aired: 03/31/23 | Expires: 03/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
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Explore the Four Corners portion of the Colorado Plateau.
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