Website Revamped + Snippets from Our AGM

Website Revamped + Snippets from Our AGM

New Look – Easier Access

We are simply delighted that our website is  now back online with a new look, easier navigation and more information. Browse through and learn more about the Beothuk Institute, the Beothuk people and see what projects we have on the go. Be sure to let us know what you think.


We’ve also simplified the online membership and donation processes.  If you want to become a member or if haven’t paid your membership fees yet this year, today is the perfect opportunity.  Simply click the Buy Now button and away you go.


Another Successful AGM

Drummers opened the ceremony, year end reports were presented by the Executive. consulting archaeologist, Laurie McLean, gave an overview of last summer’s work and talked about the potential digs for this coming summer. 

Guest speaker, Mi’sel Joe, talked about the repatriation project and more.

The Samms family presented the Beothuk Burial Shroud on behalf of their daughter, textile artist Megan Samms.  Click here to read the abstract

We thanked Teresa Greene for her long-standing work with the Beothuk Insitute.  Teresa stepped down as Treasurer but will remain a member of the Institute. 

We welcomed two new members to the Board of Directors, Rita Higgins and Kellie Kerpan

We will be posting some of the reports and more information once the Minutes have been completed. Until then, let the pictures tell the story.

Photos can also be viewed on the Gallery page


Note:  The Beothuk Burial Shroud will be placed on display in the Red Indian Lake Heritage Society Museum in Millertown.  Click here to read the presentation abstract.


Random Photos of the Meeting

Photo credits:  Brittany Barrett

Thank you, Brittany

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