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Shouldering the Load

A team of anthropologists, led by Dr. Doug Owsley of the National Museum of Natural History, uncover African American colonial remains in Maryland, including of a young woman. Doug explains what the remains reveal about life for colonial African Americans at this site. New methods of scientific research allow the anthropologists to locate the young woman's geographic area of origin in Africa to view her through the many steps of reconstruction. Video courtesy of the History Channel.

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