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190th Anniversary of the Beothuk Institute

This year the Beothuk Institute will be turning 190 years old. It was originally founded in Twillingate in 1827 by a distinguished group of Individuals headed by …

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Unusual Artifact Found At A Beothuk Site

Archaeologist, Laurie McLean, reports that this past summer Penny Wells found an unusual copper artifact during excavations at June’s Cove on Red Indian Lake.

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Website Revamped + Snippets from Our AGM

Beothuk Institute AGM – a success. Take a look a some of the photos.Browse through our new website – new look, more information and easier navigation.

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Highlights of Our Upcoming AGM

Our AGM is coming up this Sunday – May 7th at the Mary March Museum in Grand Falls-Windsor.

Here are the highlights:

  • Opening – Drummers
  • Attending to Business
  • Guest Speaker, Chief Mi’sel Joe
  • Unveiling of a Burial Shroud by textile artist,

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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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