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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...

Facts for Kids: Calusa Indians (Calusas) - Orrin's Website


Information about the Calusa Indians for students and teachers. Facts about Calusa Indian food, clothing, houses, villages, art and crafts, weapons and tools,  ...

Welcome to Mound House | Calusa Indian Mound | Historical Site


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 educational ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Calusa Indian Houses&v=xukK77RZoZc
Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. This video was used in a fourth grade social studies lesson.

The Calusa Indians of Sanibel Island


Besides inhabiting Lee County, where Sanibel is located, Calusa Indians also .... This material provided an ideal foundation material for Calusa homes (Fritz, 7).

Who Were the Calusa - Calusa Land Trust


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 ...

Calusa - Palm Beach County History On-Line


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.

Who are the Calusa Indians? - wiseGEEK


Calusa Indians generally built houses near the water, and they were erected on stilts to protect them from floods. Their homes had no walls, and they made their ...

FLORIDA OF THE INDIANS - Florida History Internet Center


By the Mississippian Era (1000 A.D. to 1500 A.D., the Florida Indians were divided into ... Along the southwest Gulf coast lived the Calusa (Caloosa) Indians.

Calusa Indians in Florida - Access Genealogy


Jun 28, 2014 ... A later writer says that the Calusa Indians wore gold and other metal on ... himself once or twice a year to a certain house, accompanied by two ...

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The Calusa: "The Shell Indians"


They built their homes on stilts and wove Palmetto leaves to fashion roofs, but they didn't ... The Calusa Indians did not farm like the other Indian tribes in Florida .

The Calusa Indians


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 ...

The Calusa Domain :: Florida Museum of Natural History


From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.