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The Old Copper Industry in Eastern North America

Special | 1h 3m 36s

Thomas Pleger, Campus Executive Officer and Dean, UW-Baraboo Thomas Pleger talks about his interest in the Old Copper Industry. He discusses research of Native Americans and their production of metal tools in Wisconsin. He focuses on cemeteries of people that lived in our state between 6,000 and 3,000 years ago as well as everything they left in their graves that hints at how they once lived.

Aired: 02/18/10

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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