The Calusa (/kəˈluːsə/ kə-LOO-sə) were a Native American people of Florida's
southwest coast. ..... Florida from Indian trail to space age: a history. (Vol. I, pp.
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.
Explains Calusa culture, history, language and lifestyle in simple question-and-
answer format. With links to more extensive information.
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 ...
It served as the main highway inland to the Calusa Indians. .... As interest in local
and Native American history peaks and wanes, in Florida's southwestern ...
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Florida, Native American | 0 comments ... Calusa Tribe History.
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.
From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it
is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.
Information on the language, culture, history and genealogy of the Calusa
Indians of southern Florida. Includes a kids' section with questions and answers