Timucua indians of the southeast pre-contact distribution of timucuathe timucua were an american indian people who lived in northeast and north central florida and southeast georgia the various groups of timucua spoke dialects of the timucua language. The mocama were a native american people who lived in the coastal areas of what are now northern florida and southeastern georgia a timucua group, they spoke the dialect known as mocama, the best-attested dialect of the timucua language. In 1655 the christian indian population of the florida province, which included north florida and the coast country of georgia and south carolina, was estimated at 26,000 souls, chiefly among the timucua, apalachee, and yamassee.
The american indian people who inhabited the northeast and north central florida and south east georgia were known as the timucua the timucua like most other native american tribes were never a single or unified tribe. Timucua indians the natives of north florida were known as the timucua and their settlement in this area was called the village of seloy these native americans were said to be a handsome people most achieving an average height of six feet or more.
A history of the timucua indians and missions (florida museum of natural history: ripley p bullen series) essays on the indians of florida and southeastern. Timucua is an extinct language of northern florida whose relationship with other indian languages is unclear our knowledge of the timucua language derives almost entirely from seventeenth-century spanish colonial documents. The timucua version expands substantially on the paralled spanish text, and provides long lists of animals, birds, and sea creatures in the environment of colonial north florida the result is relevant for both ethnobiological understanding of the timucua as well for understanding of colonial religious literature.
The american indian people who inhabited the northeast and north cardinal florida and south east georgia were known as the timucua the timucua like most other native american folks were ne'er a individual or incorporate folk. This feature is not available right now please try again later. Native americans in florida this bibliography lists some of the published works in the state library on native american history in florida book links take you to the record of the item in the library catalog, where you can find out more information, search for books similar to it, or place a hold on the item if you are a library card holder.
The timucua were an american indian people who lived in northeast and north central florida and southeast georgiathe various groups of timucua spoke dialects of the timucua language. French explorer jean ribault was impressed by the first native peoples he encountered in florida the timucuans under chief saturiwa, who met the french at the mouth of the river of may in 1562, were one of a number of timucua-speaking tribes who inhabited central and north florida and southeastern georgia. The timucua were the native american people living in the northeast and north central portions of what is now florida their name may derive from the spanish pronunciation of the timucuan word atimoqua which means lord or chief the timucua probably numbered between 200,000 and 300,000. Part of florida's native american heritage for young readers, this unique, interactive book presents the history, language, customs, and daily life of the timucua indians who lived in northern florida and southern georgia, and offers fun activities to reinforce the information presented.
Timucua the timucua indians were spread across parts of northern florida and southeastern georgia their territory was large and consisted of many different environments their territory was large and consisted of many different environments. The timucua were a native american people who lived in northeast and north central florida and southeast georgiathey were the largest indigenous group in that area and consisted of about 35 chiefdoms, many leading thousands of people. • pronunciation: tee-moo-kwa • about 150,000 timucua indians lived in north florida and south georgia over 1000 years ago • when the spanish arrived in the 1500s.