In March 1819, a Beothuk woman named Demasduit was kidnapped and taken
from her tribe on frozen Red Indian Lake in central Newfoundland. She
watched as the white men shot her husband, Chief Nonosabasut. They
called her "Mary March," out of deference to the date of her capture.
Less than two years later, she was dead. Within a decade, the entire
tribe was extinct. IDEAS host Paul Kennedy
what actually happened.
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