Beothuk Interpretation Centre

Newfoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland's indigenous population remains a mystery to historians, as the last individuals died in the early 19th century. The rest of the Beothuk – a name invented by, rather than used by said people – died either from direct violent conflict or starvation after they were forced from their traditional fishing and hunting grounds. This museum is located near the remains of a once-busy Beothuk village. A small exhibition space is complimented by a nature trail to the village site.

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