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Beothuk Sites

Beothuk Sites

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:


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