The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast. Calusa
society developed from that of archaic peoples of the Everglades region.
Information about the Calusa Indians for students and teachers. Facts about
Calusa Indian food, clothing, houses, villages, art and crafts, weapons and tools,
It served as the main highway inland to the Calusa Indians. It's waters were filled
... The Calusas utilized shells as tools, weapons, art, and jewelry. Archeologists ...
Besides inhabiting Lee County, where Sanibel is located, Calusa Indians also ....
This weapon was used to carry spears with a throwing motion to its target with ...
Sep 2, 2013 ... Short video on the Calusa Indians of Southwest Florida. This video was used in a
fourth grade social studies lesson.
Artifacts such as shell tools, weapons, and ornaments are on display in many
Florida ... For thousands of years, Southwest Florida's Calusa Indians paddled
Sep 22, 2006 ... The Calusa relied more on the sea than on agriculture for their livelihood. They
made tools and weapons of seashells and fish bones.
Guided Museum Tours, Call for availability, $5 Plus museum admission (
Members free); 2pm –Cool Calusa Indian Tools and Weapons, $5 (Members free
Ancestors of the Calusa lived in SW Florida for at least 10,000 years before
European contact ... These tribes had been given weapons by the British.
Oct 24, 2013 ... Smallpox had been carried to the Calusa by Native people from Cuba. ... In the
close combat conditions, the European weapons proved less ...