What Happened to the Timucuan People?

Disease brought by European colonists wiped out the majority of the Timucua. As Timucua contact with Europeans increased, so did their contact with deadly European diseases like smallpox. Some Timucua were taken to Cuba, while others integrated themselves into nearby groups, such as the Seminole. Currently historians are trying to figure out if any descendants of the Timucua exist in Cuba.

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