The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast. Calusa
society ..... Florida from Indian trail to space age: a history. (Vol. I, pp. 317–350).
The Calusa Indians did not farm like the other Indian tribes in Florida. ... as shell
tools, weapons, and ornaments are on display in many Florida history museums.
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 ...
Historic Indians Another explanation is that the Calusa was actually a
confederation of other tribes including the Tequesta, Ais, Jeaga and others. All of
A coastal tribe in southwest Florida, the Calusa Indians primarily lived on foods
that they ... Modern History ... What did the Indians teach the Pilgrims to plant?
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Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. ... only leaving the link
since it is such a great little history of Ponce de Leon and Florida ...
From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it
is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.
Jul 9, 2011 ... They claimed more or less authority also over the tribes of the east coast, north to
about Cape Canaveral. The name ... Calusa Tribe History.
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.
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 ...