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Surveys archaeological sites containing Indian remains, concentrating on those found in southwest Florida. Gives an overview of the physical anthropology of the remains, along with comparisons to the physical measurements of populations in other parts of Florida and in other states.

Table of Contents

I. Indian remains of the southwestern coast of Florida. The Ten Thousand Islands region -- Indian remains from Fort Myers to Key Marco -- Key Marco southward -- Royal Palm Hammock -- Lossman's River to the southern extremity of the peninsula -- General impressions -- Fort Myers to Lake Okechobee and east coast -- The Seminoles -- II. Anthropology of Florida. Peopling and tribes of Florida -- Numbers, antiquity -- Physical characteristics of the Floridians in records -- Physical anthropology, former contributions -- III. New Observations -- The skull -- The long bones -- Summary -- Detailed measurements -- Index.


Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : Florida Board of Education, Division of Colleges and Universities, PALMM Project, 2002. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Indians of North America -- Florida; Seminole Indians; Florida -- Antiquities; Charlotte -- 12015; Collier -- 12021; Lee -- 12071; Indians of North America; Florida Before Columbus, through 1492


Deland, Fla.


The Florida State Historical Society


140 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.



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50181421 (oclc), CF00001579 (IID), ucf:10152 (fedora)


The anthropology of Florida.



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