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 ...
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, ...
Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. This video was used in a
fourth grade social studies lesson.
Aug 6, 2014 ... Calusa Indians. An important tribe of Florida, formerly holding the southwest
coast from about Tampa Bay to Cape Sable and Cape Florida, ...
May 5, 2013 ... Five hundred years ago, when the Spanish first landed in Florida, the warrior
Calusa Indians were the dominant tribe in the state.
Information on the language, culture, history and genealogy of the Calusa
Indians of southern Florida. Includes a kids' section with questions and answers
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.
From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it
is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.