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Calusa - Wikipedia


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: "The Shell Indians"


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.

Facts for Kids: Calusa Indians (Calusas) - Orrin's Website


Explains Calusa culture, history, language and lifestyle in simple question-and- answer format. With links to more extensive information.

The Calusa Indians


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 ...

The Calusa People: A Lost Tribe of Florida that Early Explorers ...


May 12, 2016 ... The Calusa (said to mean fierce people) are a Native American tribe ... A diorama of a Calusa chief in the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Calusa Tribe - Access Genealogy


Aug 6, 2014 ... Calusa Indians. ... Calusa Tribe History. Their history begins in 1513 when, with a fleet of 80 canoes they boldly attacked Ponce de León, who ...

A Little History about Manasota Key, the Calusa Indians and Edison ...


Delve into the history of the Calusa Indians and head to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates while staying on Manasota Key.

History Of the Historic Indians - Florida Keys History Museum


Historic Indians Another explanation is that the Calusa was actually a confederation of other tribes including the Tequesta, Ais, Jeaga and others. All of these ...

Calusa Indians dominated our coast in 1500


May 5, 2013 ... The Calusa built mounds and villages from Charlotte Harbor to the Ten ... She also learned the Indian and Spanish history of the island, which ...

The Calusa Indians of Sanibel Island - History of Shelling on Sanibel ...


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 ...