This factsheet explores the history of the Beothuk alongside the development of human rights discourse in the Romantic period. The factsheet calls for a language of cultural sovereignty to remain distinct from discussions of human rights; as fighting for colonial powers to recognize human and political rights only reinforces the idea that the colonizer has authority over Indigenous peoples.
Cariou, W. (2016). "Indigenous Rights and the Undoomed Indian." European Romantic Review (27), no.3: pp. 309-318. DOI: 10.1080/10509585.2016.1163784