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Author Marshall, Ingeborg, 1929-

Title A history and ethnography of the Beothuk / Ingeborg Marshall.

Published Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  971.8004979 MARS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 640 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [581]-619) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. History. 1. The Sixteenth Century: First Contact. 2. The Seventeenth Century: Colonization, Trade, and Encroachment. 3. Relations between the Beothuk and Their Native Neighbours. 4. Competition for Resources on the Coast. 5. Hostilities over Hunting and Trapping. 6. Lieutenant John Cartwright Explores Beothuk Country. 7. Intensified Conflict between Beothuk and Settlers. 8. Plans to Conciliate the Beothuk. 9. The Capture of Beothuk to Make Peace. 10. Lieutenant Buchan's Efforts to Make Contact. 11. Micmac and Montagnais versus Beothuk: The Final Phase. 12. The Captive Demasduit. 13. 1822-27: The Boeothick Institution. 14. Shanawdithit. 15. Epilogue -- App. 1. Transcript of Letter from Henry Crout to Sir Percival Willoughby, August 1613 -- App. 2. Biographies of Major Informants -- Pt. 2. Ethnography. 16. Position of Beothuk in Newfoundland Prehistory. 17. Distribution and Size of the Beothuk Population. 18. Aspects of Social Organization.
19. Food Consumption and Subsistence Economies. 20. Tools and Utensils, Hunting and Fishing Techniques Tools/Utensils/Hunting Techniques. 21. Appearance and Clothing. 22. Mamateeks and Other Structures. 23. Birchbark Canoes and Other Means of Transportation. 24. Beothuk World View and Belief-Related Practices. 25. Burial Places and Mortuary Practices. 26. Fighting Methods and Peace Tokens. 27. The Beothuk Language. 28. Concluding Discussion -- App. 3. Beothuk Namefile -- App. 4. Beothuk Artifact Collections -- App. 5. Institutions Contacted in Search of Beothuk Artifacts and Documentary Source Material.
Subject Beothuk Indians -- History.
Beothuk Indians -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0773513906 $45.00