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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 - Palm Beach County History On-Line


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 ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Calusa Indians Villages&v=xukK77RZoZc
Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. This video was used in a fourth grade social studies lesson.

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 ...

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 Indians dominated our coast in 1500 | HeraldTribune.com


May 5, 2013 ... The Calusa built mounds and villages from Charlotte Harbor to the Ten Thousand Islands around Everglades City. They were fishermen who ...

CALUSA - Florida Lost Tribes - Theodore Morris


Marrying a woman from outside the Calusa tribe insured peace between these other tribes. ... “Some Indians donned and went out into the village with them.

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, ...

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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.

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 Tribe - Access Genealogy


Jul 9, 2011 ... Access the full collection at Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. ... Fontaneda names the following among about 50 Calusa villages ...