A number of trade beads hint at contact with another group, possibly INNU. Most other European objects were probably taken from seasonally abandoned European fishing premises. An expanding European population eventually forced the Beothuk away from sites such as Boyd's Cove and into the interior. They were denied access to the resources of the coast and became extinct in the early 19th century.
Author RALPH T. PASTORE
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...