The Beothuks are the aboriginal people of the island of Newfoundland. They were Algonkian-speaking hunter-gatherers who probably numbered less than a thousand people at the time of European contact. The Beothuks are the descendants of a Recent Indian culture called the Little Passage Complex.
There are nearly 100 known Beothuk archaeological sites in the province. To learn more about the Beothuk you can go to: