The Bugis people of South Sulawesi recognise five genders, and each is considered essential to the maintenance of balance and harmony in society.
Archaeology, history and ethnography tell the story of the Tlokwa, a proud and resourceful Tswana-speaking people who survived tumultuous times.
Traces of genetic code from Neandertal and Denisovan human ancestors have been found in present-day Melanesian people.
Primatologists and archaeologists have deciphered the complex code of marks and scratches that macaques leave on their stone tools.
Rapid change in the Amhara region of Ethiopia has threatened traditional iron working crafts. We watch a blacksmith practicing his ancient skills.