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Beothuk (Red Indian) Culture and History

As a complement to our Beothuk language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Beothuk tribe and their society. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Beothuk Websites

Beothuk Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Beothuk Indian language.
Beothuk Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Beothuk culture.

Books for sale on the Beothuks

History and Ethnography of the Beothuks:
    Anthropology book providing a good overview of all that is known about Beothuk culture and history.
The Last of the Beothuk: A Canadian Tragedy:
    Biography of Shawnadithit, the last surviving Beothuk Indian woman.
The Red Ochre People: How Newfoundland's Beothuck Indians lived:
    Picture book for children about the Beothuk Indian culture.
All Gone Widdun * A Deadly Distance * The Beothuk Saga * River Thieves * The Beothuk Expedition * Riverrun:
    Historical novels about Shawnawdithit and the Red Indian/Beothuk people.
The Beothuk of Newfoundland * The Beothuk * * The Beothucks or Red Indians * Vanished Peoples:
    Extinction: the Beothuks of Newfoundland:
    Older books of Beothuk history and anthropology.
The Vinland Sagas:
    Tale of the Vikings in Newfoundland and their contact with the Skraeling Indians.
The Viking Discovery of America:
    Archaeological excavation of the Norse settlement at L'Anse Aux Meadows.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Beothuks and Native Americans in general.

Beothuk History and Society

The Beothuk Indians:
    Fact sheet for kids about the history and culture of the Beothuk or Red American Indian tribe.
The Beothuks:
    History, artifacts, and lifestyle of the Beothuk Indians.
Beothuk:
    History of the Beothuk tribe in Canada.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Beothuks:
    Online exhibit of Beothuk artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Beothuk Tribe * The Beothucks * Beothuks of Newfoundland:
    Beothuk culture and customs.
Beothuk History:
    Tribal history of the Beothuks.
The Beothucks, or Red American Indians:
    Complete text of the 1914 Beothuck ethnography.
History of the Red Indians of Newfoundland:
    Anthropology text on the Red Indian people.
Beothuk Drawings * Shanawdithit's Drawings:
    Red Indian pictures and a map drawn by Shanawdithit, the last Beothuk.
History of the Beothuk People:
    Talk on Beothuk-white relations given by Ingeborg Marshall of the Beothuk Institute.
Religious Beliefs of the Beothuks:
    Traditional Beothuk religion, with pictures of jewelry and grave items.
Beothuks Refuge:
    History and timeline for the Beothuk Indian tribe.
Beothuks of Newfoundland:
    Historical article on the demise of the Beothuks.
Early Origins of the Beothuk:
    Archaeology paper on the Beothuk culture and the Little Passage Complex peoples.
Beothuk Institute:
    Organization educating Newfoundlanders about the Beothuk people.
Shawnadithit * Demasduit * Nonosbawsut, Red Indian Chief and Hero:
    Interview with Shanawdithit * Shanawdithit Obituary:
    Biographies of Shanawdithit, Demasduit, and Nonosbawsut, the last of the Beothuk Indians.
Mysteries of Canada: Beothuck Indians * The Beothuk of Newfoundland * Beothuk and Mi'kmaq:
    The Beothuck Indians * Beothuk History in Newfoundland:
    Essays about Red Indian history and the extinction of the Beothuks.
Markland and Helluland * Vinland Sagas * L'Anse aux Meadows * Skraeling:
    The Viking voyage to Newfoundland and Norse interactions with the Skraelings (Red Indians).
The Micmac and the Red Indians:
    Viking and Beothuk (Red Indian) roles in Micmac oral history.
Beothuk Resources:
    Beothuk timeline and links.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Bibliography for the Beothuks * Beothuk Bibliography:
   Beothuk reference pages.
   Wikipedia: Beothuk * The Beothucks * Beothuk Tribe * Beothuk:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Beothuk.
   Beothuk Theme Beothuk Links * Beothuk Tribe * Red Indian History * Beothuks:
   Beothuk link pages.
  Les Amérindiens Beothuks du Canada * Les Béothuks:
   Information on the Beothuks in French.
  Beothuk Tribe:
  Beothuk Indian books.



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