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Mollusk Shells and the Calusa
11/11/2011
Location: 13810 Waterfront Drive, Pineland, Florida

MOLLUSK SHELLS IN THE WORLD OF THE CALUSA

A workshop with Dr. Bill Marquardt, Curator of South Florida Archaeology & Ethnography, Florida Museum of Natural History

Friday, November 11, 2011
9 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Calusa Heritage Trail
13810 Waterfront Drive, Pineland, Florida 33945

Shells of mollusks were vital to Calusa Indian people and their ancestors. Dr. Marquardt will discuss mollusks and -- with artifacts and specimens -- show how southwest Florida Indian people made use of shells, especially those of lightning whelks, in their daily lives and spiritual practices.

Pre-registration required: call 239-283-2062
$8 members; $10 non-members

 

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