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Calusa Indians (Southern Florida) o Sites have been hard to identify but there were Plistocene (Ice Age) sites there o War Mineral Springs – fountain of youth. People were buried there, Ice Age animals are there o Rounding fish up o Temple mounds o Gives them food base that is dependable – these fish serve the purpose and allow for a hierarchial society o Build canals that are still there o Artifacts start to look like constituents (the shells) because they are in big mounds Tool kit → all of these o Artifacts start to look like constituents (the shells) because they are in big mounds o Lots of shells that were used as nets o Use shark’s teeth as engravers and grills o As you look at the assemblage, it is hard to call out the materials Stone is not from the region – it is a measure of trade The people learned to burn the trees (improve the cortage) it is the forward thinking Process shark teeth on a grainer board to wind it down (New Guinea did the same thing) Interior of the woods is a scary thing. Masks that look African Most of our pharmasudical knowledge comes from tribes Ethics – if we dig it all up, there is nothing left for the future Calusa lived close together and all died because of small pox o 1513 missionaries came and Calusa rejected them o Calusas were more organized. There was social organization o They rallied and repelled (with arms) the invaders o The Spanish brought malaria
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