Maritime Archaic Burial Mound National Historic Site of Canada

L'Anse-Amour

This plaque site of National Historic Significance overlooking the waters of the Strait of Belle Isle marks the burial site of a young Maritime Archaic child who died about 7,500 years ago. Various artifacts were also discovered at the site including a walrus tusk, harpoon head, painted stones and a bone whistle. An exhibit about the site is displayed at the Labrador Straits Museum at L’Anse au Loup.

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