The genus Homo evolved amid dramatic variations in climate. As Homo sapiens now shapes the world, for better or worse, we must learn to adapt as a part of Nature, not as its master.
Amid pulsating lights, three Canadian aboriginal DJs bring an ironic Native outlook to the dance floor.
After years of restoration, officials of the Vatican Museum recently announced that a detail in the Pinturicchio frescos in the Borgia Apartment is probably the earliest known European depiction of American natives. But the six figures, very likely the surviving Taino brought back by Columbus on his first voyage, are no strangers to us. We even know one by name.
Protesting a bad treaty, the Cherokee warrior led a resistance that collided with the beginning of the American Revolution.
The Arctic peoples face a future in which the foundation of their culture is literally melting away.
Spirit Drummer, a whalebone sculpture by Karoo Ashevak (Inuit, 1940–1974). Taloyoak (Spence Bay), Nunavut, Canada, ca. 1972.