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The skulls of Chief Nonosabasut and his wife Demasduit - Beothuk of Newfoundland. / Black, S. M.; Marshall, I. C. L.; Kitchener, A. C.

In: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, Vol. 19, No. 6, 2009, p. 659-677.

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Black, SM, Marshall, ICL & Kitchener, AC 2009, 'The skulls of Chief Nonosabasut and his wife Demasduit - Beothuk of Newfoundland', International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 659-677. https://doi.org/10.1002/oa.1004

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Black, S. M., Marshall, I. C. L., & Kitchener, A. C. (2009). The skulls of Chief Nonosabasut and his wife Demasduit - Beothuk of Newfoundland. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 19(6), 659-677. https://doi.org/10.1002/oa.1004

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Black SM, Marshall ICL, Kitchener AC. The skulls of Chief Nonosabasut and his wife Demasduit - Beothuk of Newfoundland. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 2009;19(6):659-677. https://doi.org/10.1002/oa.1004

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Black, S. M. ; Marshall, I. C. L. ; Kitchener, A. C. / The skulls of Chief Nonosabasut and his wife Demasduit - Beothuk of Newfoundland. In: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 2009 ; Vol. 19, No. 6. pp. 659-677.

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