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Beothuk

Beothuk is both singular and plural, although the plural Beothuks is also often used.

  • Until their extinction in 1829, the Beothuk(s) flourished for thousands of years in the forests and along the rocky coastline of Newfoundland.
  • The last known Beothuk, Shanawdithit, died in 1829 in Newfoundland.