Expo 63: Heads above water - Issue 63 - Magazine
After the demise of its cod-fishing industry, Fogo Island looked to be in trouble. The tide is turning on its fortunes today thanks to a lifeline of cultural projects, a new hotel and jobs.
The Beothuk were one of the historical aboriginal peoples in Canada. The small group of people lived on the island of Newfoundland at the time of European contact in the 15th and 16th centuries. With the 1829 death of Shanawdithit, a woman in her late twenties who was the last known living Beothuk, the people became officially extinct as a discrete ethnic group.
When it comes to viewing icebergs, this is one of the best places in the world. Catch a glimpse of these 10,000-year-old glacial giants as they float through Iceberg Alley.
Image from page 95 of "Beothuk and Micmac" (1922)
Identifier: beothukmicmac00spec Title: Beothuk and Micmac Year: 1922 (1920s) Authors: Speck, Frank Gouldsmith, 1881-1950 Subjects: Beothuk Indians Micmac Indians Indians of North America -- Newfoundland and Labrador Publisher: New York : Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation Contributing Library: University of California Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to…