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Their weapons consisted of bows and arrows tipped with stone or fishbone. The east coast of Newfoundland, running north from Cape Race to the Strait of Belle Isle, was less-densely populated. The people who lived there were smaller and friendlier. Crignon's contention that the native people on the south coast were taller and less friendly than those who lived on the east coast has introduced the idea that two different populations lived on the island. Hoffman believed that the south coast was inhabited by Indians and the east coast by Inuit.
52 The claim that the south coast had been abandoned by the Beothuk was at best misleading. Their continued presence in Placentia Bay, while it may have been reduced, is attested to by the fact that native people, believed to be Beothuk, cut the mooring ropes of boats of an English fishing vessel in the bay in 1594. 53 They probably also came to hunt harbour seal, since large aggregates of this species are known to have assembled on the islands of the bay. With regard to the harmless Indians in the north, Captain Hayes would not have met any himself; for we have no evidence that Gilbert's party contacted native people further north en route to St John's from Funk Island.
She also produced drawings of Beothuk artifacts that Cormack annotated; some of the items are not adequately explained. Cormack never published this information, though some of his notes were published anonymously in an 1836 article in Britain. Certain clues indicate that the author was Cormack's friend John McGregor, with whom Cormack stayed after he left Newfoundland in 1829. 3 The section "Shaa-naandithit... " Cormack seems to have left these notes with McGregor; 6 Introduction hence their absence from the Cormack material that found its way back to Newfoundland, probably through the efforts of the Honourable Joseph Noad, Surveyor General of Newfoundland.
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