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drawing of Calusa people

Pineland’s Dark Ages

These days, climate change is center-stage. Understandably most of the attention is on global warming and sea-level rise. Many wonder … Continued

portrait of Pedro Menendez

To Enslave or Not To Enslave

Beginning early in 1566, Florida’s founder Pedro Menéndez de Avilés embarked on a far-reaching strategy to bring the native peoples … Continued