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The Calusa (/ kəˈluːsə / kə-LOO-sə) were a Native American people of Florida 's southwest coast. Calusa society developed from that of archaic peoples of the Everglades region. Previous indigenous cultures had lived in the area for thousands of years.

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Calusa, North American Indian tribe that inhabited the southwest coast of Florida from Tampa Bay to Cape Sable and Cape Florida, together with all the outlying keys. According to some authorities their territory also extended inland as far as Lake Okeechobee. Their linguistic affiliation is not certain.

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The Calusa lived on the coast and along the inner waterways. They built their homes on stilts and wove Palmetto leaves to fashion roofs, but they didn't construct any walls. The Calusa Indians did not farm like the other Indian tribes in Florida. Instead, they fished for food on the coast, bays, rivers, and waterways.

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The Calusa lived on the coast and along the inner waterways. They built their homes on stilts and wove Palmetto leaves to fashion roofs, but they didn't construct any walls. -2 -1 0

www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/sflarch/research/calusa-domain

The Calusa Domain When Spaniards arrived in southwest Florida in the sixteenth century, they encountered a populous, sedentary, and politically complex society: the Calusa. From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.

www.bigorrin.org/calusa_kids.htm

The Calusas are original people of southwest Florida. Is there still a Calusa Indian nation today?

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The Calusa Indians were the first people to call Naples and the surrounding areas home. In fact, the Calusa inhabited most of Southwest Florida. At the tribe’s peak, there were as many as 50,000 members settled throughout the region.

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The Calusa (said to mean fierce people) are a Native American tribe that once inhabited the southwestern coast of Florida. The Calusa are said to have been a socially complex and politically powerful tribe, and most of southern Florida was controlled by them.

www.losttribesflorida.com/calusa.html

Calusa Written accounts by Spanish missionaries, shipwreck survivors, and chroniclers help us to imagine the Calusa people who built and lived upon the massive artificial shell constructions of southwestern Florida. The cultural traditions of the Calusa were deeply rooted in Estero Bay, Charlotte Harbor and neighboring areas.

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Calusa Indians “When Spaniards arrived in southwest Florida in the sixteenth century, they encountered a populous, sedentary, and politically complex society: the Calusa. From several firsthand accounts of south Florida Indians written by Europeans, it is apparent that the Calusa were socially complex and politically powerful.