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Newfoundland and Labrador Culture History and Archaeology

Culture history, archaeological sites, and other information related to the past of the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Deer Lake Beach (Newfoundland)
Deer Lake Beach is a multicomponent Beaches, Beothuk and Recent Indian site, located on an inlet with coastal access in Newfoundland.

Homing in on the Red Paint People
Investigations into the Maritime Archaic Indians by Memorial University archaeologist Priscilla Renouf are described in this brief article in Archaeology magazine.

L'Anse aux Meadows: A Viking Colony in the New World
Archaeologists Helge Ingstad and his wife Anne Stine Ingstad discovered an undisputably Viking settlement near Epave Bay in Newfoundland, Canada and named the site "L'Anse aux Meadows," or Meadow Cove.

Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
A website on the history of the provinces on the east coast of Canada. English and French.

Palaeoeskimo Research in Newfoundland
Lisa M. Fogt's exhaustive study of archaeological research into Paleoeskimos in Newfoundland was written in 1997.

Red Bay (Labrador)
At Red Bay, Labrador, Basque whalers from France and Spain launched whaling ships and processed whale meat and blubber between 1530 and 1600.

The Rooms
The website from the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Museum has brief descriptions of some of the current and past exhibits.

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