A History of the Timucua Indians and Missions (Ripley P. by John H. Hann

By John H. Hann

While Spanish and French explorers first landed in Florida early within the sixteenth century, Timucua audio system occupied extra land region and have been extra quite a few than the other aboriginal workforce. this is often their first specific background, a tremendous examine that areas its writer within the leading edge of Spanish colonial historians operating within the usa. The Timucua are the single local humans of Florida whose language survives in literature in enough caliber and volume to allow major learn. hoping on formerly unused records, this account of the Timucua strains their adventure from first touch with Europeans to their exile to Cuba in 1763 and their ultimate eradication. starting with the query in their quantity and their destinations in northern Florida and southern Georgia, John Hann examines the Timucua's contacts with quite a few ecu teams, beginning with Ponce de Le?n's excursion. He features a certain presentation in their event below the venture regimes, and covers such subject matters because the Europeans' descriptions of the folk, their language, tradition, and political constructions, the derivation in their language, and the meanings in their placenames and titles. He additionally resolves confusion over the level of the territory of a Timucua subgroup often called the Mocama, and discusses different Florida local peoples who moved into Timucua territory as refugees in the course of the first 1/2 the 18th century.

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It is more likely, however, that Salamototo is an alternate name for one of the Timucua tribes from Georgia such as the Ocone or the Mocama or a subgroup of the same. In the 1640s a Spanish governor ordered removal southward of the Ocone to the San Diego de Laca mission site to carry on the work of ferrying passengers across the St. Johns River after that mission had become depopulated. It is problematical whether the governor's orders were carried out in the 1640s. A 1655 mission list still gave the mission's name as San Diego de Laca, and that list had an Ocone mission 30 leagues from St.

One extended it as far south as the Rollestown site (PU64b) (Deagan 1978:106). Another restricts it to Jacksonville's limits along the river but extends it north along the coast to the St. Marys River (Milanich 1994b). Freshwater Timucua lived upriver from Saturiwa territory to the vicinity of Welatka at least and possibly as far as Lake George, and also on freshwater coastal inlets and lagoons south of St. Augustine down to Daytona Beach. Not long after establishment of St. Augustine, a Freshwater community (probably from the St.

Johns River and on adjacent coastal lands between the river and the coast as far south as St. Augustine. Authorities differ about the upriver reach of the Saturiwa domain. One extended it as far south as the Rollestown site (PU64b) (Deagan 1978:106). Another restricts it to Jacksonville's limits along the river but extends it north along the coast to the St. Marys River (Milanich 1994b). Freshwater Timucua lived upriver from Saturiwa territory to the vicinity of Welatka at least and possibly as far as Lake George, and also on freshwater coastal inlets and lagoons south of St.

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