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Newfoundland Firsts

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Some interesting facts about a unique island

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Leif Erikson - born 960 - 980 A. in Iceland - died 1020 in Greenland. He was a Viking Explorer and the first recorded European to set foot on. European History, World History, American History, Leif Erikson, Viking Life, Famous Graves, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Asatru

Leif Erikson (unknown-1020) - Find A Grave...

Viking Explorer. He is remembered as being the first European to land on the North American continent, almost 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World. He was the oldest son of Eric Thorvaldsson (commonly known as Eric the Red, most likely for his hair color). He was most likely born around...

An Inukshuk at the top of Gros Morne, the highest peak in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada;INUKSHUK (or inuksuk) is a stone landmark or cairn built by people who live in the Arctic Circle (from Alaska to Greenland); photo by Michael Crerar, via Newfoundland Canada, Newfoundland And Labrador, Alaska, Gros Morne, Photos Booth, Arctic Circle, Famous Landmarks, Beautiful Places To Travel, Stone Art

An Inukshuk at the top of Gros Morne, the highest peak in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada; ...INUKSHUK (or inuksuk) is a stone landmark or cairn built by people who live in the Arctic Circle (from Alaska to Greenland); photo by Michael Crerar, via 500px

The Newfoundland dog is a large working dog. Newfoundland dogs can be black, brown or white and blac Best Big Dog Breeds, Best Big Dogs, I Love Dogs, Cute Dogs, Fun Dog, Le Plus Grand Chien, Labrador Golden, Sweet Dogs, Terra Nova

Newfoundland dog Smoky. WE ARE THE ONLY PROVINCE TO HAVE IT'S OWN. . . . . . . . ~ encyclopedia ~ dictionary ~ pony ~ dogs ~ cultural publication.

Shawnadithit - When Shawnadithit was born, her people, the Beothuk, had been driven from the best fishing and hunting spots in Newfoundland and devasted by European diseases. Newfoundland Canada, Newfoundland And Labrador, Wise Women, Famous Women, Devon Uk, Atlantic Canada, Man On The Moon, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick

Shawnadithit (1800 - 1829) When Shawnadithit was born, her people, the Beothuk, had been driven from the best fishing and hunting spots in Newfoundland and devasted by European diseases. Her father, two uncles and a cousin were killed by Europeans while her mother, sisters and aunt died of the European disease tuberculosis. Known as the last Beothuk, Shawnadithit lived with Europeans and explained her culture and language to Newfoundlanders who were concerned over the fate of the Beothuks.

Dictionary of Newfoundland English, first published in 1982 and revised in It is necessary, I've overheard some locals down the Burin that I'm surprised they could understand each other. Newfoundland Canada, Newfoundland And Labrador, Department Of Geography, Gypsy Living, Atlantic Canada, University Of Toronto, English Online, Nova Scotia, Beautiful Islands

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Dictionary of Newfoundland English

In John Cabot sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and discovered Newfoundland in Canada. Newfoundland Canada, Newfoundland And Labrador, 3rd Grade Social Studies, Anniversary Logo, Northwest Territories, Atlantic Ocean, Old West, Nova Scotia, I Fall In Love

Cabot - 500 Years

Cabot sailed across the Atlantic in a tiny ship called The Matthew in 1497. (Picture taken with Kodak DC50 - it had a 700K sensor and cost $699 in 1997 when it was top dog of the consumer digital camera world)