Pre-Contact & Contact
The Beothuk were one of the first casualties of contact. As such, not enough is known about this group. Below is the documentary from this week’s lecture. Here is a second chance to view important material. Why is pre-history so important? And how can we preserve this knowledge?
Bonus Question: What do you think we lost when we lost the knowledge of the Beothuk?
Documentary Title: Extinction Event – PLEASE CLICK HERE to watch this video.
Journalist: Todd Lamirande
Description: A look into the Beothuk, the Indigenous people of the island of Newfoundland. And the capture and tragic death of a Beothuk woman, Demasduit. Her skull was taken from her grave and remains to this day in the care of a Scottish Museum.