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African tribal warrior. Source: padnob / Adobe Stock.

When Two Tribes Meet: Watch a Pivotal Moment in Human History (Video)


The origins of human civilization are shrouded in mystery, but one thing is clear: our ancestors were not always peaceful. For millennia, different groups of early humans lived in isolated communities, often engaged in bitter battles for resources and territory. But at some point in our distant past, around 150,000 years ago during the Middle Paleolithic period, something changed. Two tribes came together and instead of fighting, decided to exchange resources.

Watch this pivotal moment in human history that marked the beginning of a new era of cooperation and mutual benefit. Instead of viewing each other as enemies to be vanquished, early humans began to recognize the benefits of trade and exchange. By sharing resources, skills, and knowledge, they were able to build more prosperous and resilient communities. In this captivating video, you can see a recreation of this transitional moment from conflict to cooperation. The legacy of these first encounters live on in the modern world, where trade and exchange continue to be the lifeblood of our global economy.

Top image: African tribal warrior. Source: padnob / Adobe Stock.

By Robbie Mitchell

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I’m a graduate of History and Literature from The University of Manchester in England and a total history geek. Since a young age, I’ve been obsessed with history. The weirder the better. I spend my days working as a freelance... Read More

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