Here is a second chance to view important material. Why is pre-history so important? And how can we preserve this knowledge?

Pre-Contact & Contact

The Beothuk were one of the first casualties of contact.  As such, not enough is known about this group. Below is the documentary from this week’s lecture.  Here is a second chance to view important material.  Why is pre-history so important?  And how can we preserve this knowledge?

Bonus Question: What do you think we lost when we lost the knowledge of the Beothuk?

Documentary Title:  Extinction Event –  PLEASE CLICK HERE to watch this video.

Journalist:  Todd Lamirande

Description:  A look into the Beothuk, the Indigenous people of the island of Newfoundland. And the capture and tragic death of a Beothuk woman, Demasduit. Her skull was taken from her grave and remains to this day in the care of a Scottish Museum.