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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.

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, ...

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 in Florida - Access Genealogy


An early Spanish writer. Gov. Mendez de Canço, writing in 1598 or 1599, says that the Indians of southern Florida did not live in settled villages because they ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Where did the Calusa Indians live? | Reference.com


The Calusa Indians lived in southwestern Florida. These Indians were some of the first that were written about by the explorers from Spain and it is believed that  ...

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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.

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 ...

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 ...