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Land of The Beothuk Shanawdithit was the last known living member of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland, Canada. Also remembered for drawings sh… Read More
Land of The Beothuk Shanawdithit was the last known living member of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland, Canada. Also remembered for drawings she made towards the end of her life, Shawnawdithit was in her late twenties when she died of tuberculosis. By 1829, with the death of Shanawdithit, the people were officially declared extinct. Read Less
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Shanawdithit was the last known living member of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland, Canada. Also remembered for drawings she made towards the end of her life, Shawnawdithit was in her late twenties when she died of tuberculosis.
By 1829, with the death of Shanawdithit, the people were officially declared extinct.