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40,000–10,000 BC: Homelands

Contemporary Native peoples from many nations teach that they originated in their traditional lands. The oral histories of some Native peoples tell of traveling to their current location by water or land. Anthropologists theorize that Native peoples migrated from Asia over land bridges when Bering Strait sea levels were lower.

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