The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast. Calusa
society .... The Calusa lived in large, communal houses which were two stories
high. When Pedro Menéndez de Avi...
Information about the Calusa Indians for students and teachers. Facts about
Calusa Indian food, clothing, houses, villages, art and crafts, weapons and tools,
It served as the main highway inland to the Calusa Indians. ... The Mound House,
built in 1906, sits on the mound and provides a beautiful view that overlooks ...
Mound House sits on an ancient Calusa Indian Mound in Fort Myers Beach,
Florida. 2000 years of island life are revealed in a variety of tours and
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Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. This video was used in a
fourth grade social studies lesson.
Besides inhabiting Lee County, where Sanibel is located, Calusa Indians also ....
This material provided an ideal foundation material for Calusa homes (Fritz, 7).
From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it
is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.
For thousands of years, Southwest Florida's Calusa Indians paddled the rivers
and ... shell mound, thought to be the location of the cacique's, or ruler's, house.
The Calusa—People of the Estuary. by William H. Marquardt, Ph.D. South Florida
was once the domain of the Calusa Indians, a powerful and complex society ...
They are sometimes known as the "Shell Indians". ... Calusa men were very tall,
being around four inches taller than Europeans. ... The Calusas lived in large
communal houses, on stilts, with woven Palmetto leaves for roofs and no walls.