Call for statue in St. John’s to remember Shanawdithit, last of her people
This plaque in memory of Shanawdithit stands in Bannerman Park in St. John’s. It was unveiled in 2007 to honour the last-known Beothuk. (CBC )
Christopher Sheppard, the president of the National Association of Friendship Centres and the executive director of the St. John’s Native Friendship Centre, said a statue of Shanawdithit should be at the entrance to Confederation Building instead of the John Cabot statue that’s there now.