|Is there a bow somewhere in one of |
|Beothuk Bow fragments from Howley 1914. A, B, C) Adult sized pieces. D) Part of a child's bow. E) The same bow as D photo reconstructed with the assumption that the slight narrowing under the  label is the grip. F) Another child's bow.|
|In the middle of the photo is a |
reproduction Beothuk Arrow.
Immediately below it, you can
see a 2.1 cm wide kraft paper
bow pattern pinned to the fir
|Mountain Ash are easy to spot this time of year, thanks to their bright red bunches of berries.|
|Fir staves on the left, Mountain Ash |
saplings on the right
|The pith in the centre of the wood |
wants to pop out.
Chute, Janet Elizabeth
1976 A Comparative Study of The Bark, Bone, Wood, and Hide Items Made By The Historic Micmac, Montagnais/Nascapi and Beothuk Indians. MA Thesis, Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland. St. John's.
Photo Credits: Tim Rast