Where do we come from? How did we get here? These are all normal questions for those of us who would like to know how humans first arrived to the American continent. Although the idea that human groups entered the continent via the Bering Strait is now generally accepted, the details of how, when, and where are still debated among scholars. Los Primeros Mexicanos, by Guadalupe Sánchez, provides fresh insight into these questions and details how humans arrived to these lands so many years ago, focusing on the area that is today Mexico and especially on recent research from Sonora. This region has been neglected for many years by Mexican archaeologists but in recent decades has gained importance and recognition. The book contributes to understanding a region that is typically divided into two areas: the US Southwest and northwestern Mexico.

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