• Sunrise over the Fort George River in the Timucuan Preserve.

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Timucua Society

Historic drawing showing Timucua chief from head to toe.
Related villages formed a loose political confederation under a head chief. In this caste society commoners paid deference to a hereditary elite, at the pinnacle of which sat the chief. Wealth and title were inherited within clans through the mother’s brother.

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Historic drawing showing Timucua women

Timucua women wore skirts made from cured Spanish moss, which is not a moss at all but a member of the bromeliad family. More...