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Hist Study guide - Timucua largest ~ 200,000 people not...

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Timucua - largest ~200,000 people - not one unified tribe - meeting squares not mounds - not a strict political structure- “confederacy status” predecessors to many tribes Culture - Sun and moon gods & deer and bear - Did not hunt constantly- smaller animals and preserving them - Slash and burn agriculture - Gendered division of labor - Mixed agriculture/hunting o Relied heavily on corn Corn mother Corn dance- signifies the beginning of corn season - Communial owned land o People farmed together but there were smaller personal lands Appalachee - strong impact on colonial styles/ ambitions - N Central FL (present day Tally) - Pre-contact pop 50-60,000 - Highly populated - Very warlike - Heavy mississipian - Considered most powerful b/c of their trade/political organization o Traded sea shells around the coast as well as copper/jems o Also advanced warfare through trade - Semi-agricultural (corn, beans, squash) fish and game Calusa - Mounds (Mound Key, Estero Bay) - Coastal living - Reliance on water
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