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 ...
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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 ...
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.
The Calusa Indians lived in southwestern Florida. These Indians were some of
the first that were written about by the explorers from Spain and it is believed that