Publication Date

1-1-2006

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Creamer, Winifred

Degree Name

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Department

Department of Anthropology

Abstract

The goal of this paper is to compare and contrast two Floridian Native American tribeb, the Calusa and the Seminole. The paper will deal with issues such as social life, econ]omy, political life and religion. These topics will be addressed in terms of historical periods: before, during, and after colonialism. Colonialism made huge impacts on these tribes, therefore it is important to look at the changes that occurred during this period, Along with this, one major conclusion will deal with how and why the Calusa disappeared, while the Seminole remain in Florida today. It is clear that the Seminole’s ability to adapt to invasion and the Calusa’s refusal to do so was a major contributor in this outcome.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

30 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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