Adventurers

"A terrific four-part series..." John Doyle, Globe and Mail The intriguing four-part series The Adventurers is about maverick explorers searching for vanishing populations, lost cultures and hidden cities — proving that there are still people and places out there about which the rest of us are barely aware. View video clips and full descriptions for each episode: The Last Nomads Linguist Ian Mackenzie has tracked the last true nomadic hunting and gathering people on earth — the Penan of Borneo. The Everlasting Oasis The sands surrounding the Dakleh Oasis in Egypt conceal mysteries of life dating back long before recorded history. A Story Told in Stone Archeologist Edmundo Edwards pulls back the vines and trees of the jungle to discover huge stone cities in the French Polynesian islands. The Lost People of the Baja Canadian paleo-pathologist Eldon Moto is leading the search for clues of the mysterious Pericu people.

  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • 2 Titles

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The Nature of Things Adventurers: A Story Told in Stone

The French Polynesian islands once housed thriving native populations that were tragically wiped out by European disease. The vines and trees of the jungles consumed huge stone cities that sprawled across the interiors of Tahiti, Raivavae and the Marquesas Islands. The structures remained forgotten until archeologist Edmundo Edwards rediscovered them. Now, with each swipe of his machete, Edmundo is bringing ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Adventurers: The Lost People of the Baja

Canadian paleo-pathologist Eldon Molto is leading the search for clues of the mysterious Pericu people of Baja California, Mexico — a fierce, independent tribe that disappeared over a century ago, after being exposed to European disease. They left virtually nothing behind but their bones. By using DNA, Molto is piecing together the story of the Pericu and along the way ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013