Set Out to Capture a Beothuk

March 5, 2017… Look out your window if you are in Central Newfoundland, imagine what it was like on March 5, 1819 when John Peyton Jr and a party of fishermen and furriers trekked up the banks of the Exploits River to Red Indian Lake. Read why they were making this hard journey,

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Birch Bark Mat by Teresa Green

Teresa Green, Chair of the Beothuk Institute Inc Board of Directors, is an avid mat hooker.

“A number of years ago at Kildevil Camp we were shown a hooked piece that was over 70 years old and it was hooked with birch bark.  Living on the shore of Red Indian Lake near Indian Point the spirit moved me to hook a picture of a mamateek with birch bark. 

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