The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast. Calusa
society ..... In 1711, the Spanish helped evacuate 270 Indians, including many
Calusa, from the Florida Keys to Cuba...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. This video was used in a
fourth grade social studies lesson.
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 ...
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—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 ...
Jul 9, 2011 ... Calusa Indians. An important tribe of Florida, formerly holding the southwest
coast from about Tampa Bay to Cape Sable and Cape Florida, ...
Apr 26, 2013 ... An early Spanish writer. Gov. Mendez de Canço, writing in 1598 or 1599, says
that the Indians of southern Florida did not live in settled villages ...
May 5, 2013 ... Five hundred years ago, when the Spanish first landed in Florida, the Calusa
Indians were the dominant tribe in the state. From Mound Key on ...