Shanawdithit's sketch of Beothuk spears, ca. 1823-29

Shanawdithit's sketch of Beothuk spears, ca. 1823-29
The Beothuk scavenged abandoned fishing stations for nails, kettles, fish hooks, and other metal pieces. They converted some of these items into arrowheads for harpoons, spears, and other weapons.

Drawing by Shanawdithit. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (C-028544), Ottawa, Ontario.

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