Turkeys were raised by ancestral people of the American Southwest, but not for reasons that most might think.
A single Siberian migration about 23,000 years ago later branched into today's distinct native American groups.
The finding is sure to reignite a long and bitter battle over the ultimate fate of the skeleton.
Two ancient sites found high in the Peruvian Andes reveal humans have been living at extremely high altitude since at least 12,000 years ago.
The petite Dorset people went extinct before the Vikings arrived and never mixed with Inuit or Eskimo peoples.
New study challenges the theory that Europeans introduced the disease to the New World.
Divers mapping underwater caves in Mexico's Eastern Yucatán Peninsula came upon a surprising find: the skeleton of a young, prehistoric girl.
The mysterious abandonment of Cahokia may be linked to a massive Mississippi River flood 1,800 years ago.
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