Maritime Archaic Burial Mound National Historic Site of Canada


A plaque Site of National Historic Significance. This site marks the burial site of a Maritime Archaic child who died about 8,000 years ago. Various artifacts were discovered buried with the remains of the child 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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