A coastal tribe in southwest Florida, the Calusa Indians primarily lived on foods that they could get from the water. They caught catfish, eels, oysters, lobsters, and other aquati...
Calusa Indian Crafts
Southern Florida holds the most important archaeological artifacts of the extinct Calusa tribe. The first mention of them is in 1513 by Spanish explorers who encountered them while going around the coast of southern Florida. The Calusa were experts on...
Calusa influence may have also extended to the Ais tribe on the central east .....
In 1711, the Spanish helped evacuate 270 Indians, including many Calusa, from
The Calusa (kah LOOS ah) lived on the sandy shores of the southwest coast of
Florida. These Indians controlled most of south Florida. The population of this ...
Information about the Calusa Indians for students and teachers. Facts about
Calusa Indian food, clothing, houses, villages, art and crafts, weapons and tools,
Besides inhabiting Lee County, where Sanibel is located, Calusa Indians also
lived in Charlotte and Collier counties. The Calusa were one of the first Florida ...
The Calusa Indians were originally called the "Calos" which means "Fierce
People". They were descendants of Paleo-Indians who inhabited Southwest
Shell Indians (with attitude). For thousands of years, Southwest Florida's Calusa
Indians paddled the rivers and back bays of this area. These earliest residents ...
Information on the language, culture, history and genealogy of the Calusa
Indians of southern Florida. Includes a kids' section with questions and answers
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 ...