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Calusa - Wikipedia


The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast. Calusa society ... peninsula. Calusa influence may have also extended to the Ais tribe on the central east coast of Florida...

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


Information about the Calusa Indians for students and teachers. Facts about Calusa Indian food, clothing, houses, villages, art and crafts, weapons and tools,  ...

The Calusa Indians


It served as the main highway inland to the Calusa Indians. ... by Dean Quigley, reproduced with permission by Alton Martin depicts a scene of life in the village.

Calusa Indians - Access Genealogy


Nov 6, 2013 ... Calusa Villages. In the following list the letters S and I indicate respectively towns belonging to the seacoast division and those of the interior ...

What did the Calusa Indians eat? | Reference.com


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, ...

The Calusa Indians of Sanibel Island


Besides inhabiting Lee County, where Sanibel is located, Calusa Indians also ... He wrote that Calusa fishing villages were constructed of long, sturdy pilings, ...

Calusa Indians dominated our coast in 1500


May 5, 2013 ... The Calusa built mounds and villages from Charlotte Harbor to the Ten ... The Calusa Heritage Trail helps visitors imagine the tribe that once ...

Who Were the Calusa - Calusa Land Trust


South Florida was once the domain of the Calusa Indians, a powerful and ... Middens — the remains of many centuries of Indian village life — blanket the ...

Calusa - Palm Beach County History Online


For thousands of years, Southwest Florida's Calusa Indians paddled the rivers ... By looking at the remnants of Calusa villages it was discovered that they built ...

Expedition Magazine | The Calusa Indians: Maritime Peoples of ...


The Calusa Indians: Maritime Peoples of Florida in the Age of Columbus ... have recovered several village sites of Calusa habitation, including burial mounds, ...

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The Calusa: "The Shell Indians"


The Calusa Indians did not farm like the other Indian tribes in Florida. ... from the Spanish and French explorers and these diseases wiped out entire villages.

FLORIDA OF THE INDIANS - Florida History Internet Center


Small villages of about 25 people led by a male leader was the norm. Florida Indian ... Along the southwest Gulf coast lived the Calusa (Caloosa) Indians. A new ...

Calusa Tribe - Access Genealogy


Aug 6, 2014 ... An important tribe of Florida, formerly holding the southwest coast from ... Fontaneda names the following among about 50 Calusa villages ...