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Florida Native American Heritage Trail Crossword

Federally recognized Native American groups with ties to Florida include the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, and the ___________ (Creek) Nation.
The_________ believed that people had three souls: in the pupil of one's eye, in one's shadow, and in one's reflection.
This term is used to describe the layer of soil where indigenous people lived, walked on, built houses, and threw out trash, including fragments of tools, charcoal, pieces of pottery, and food remains such as animal bones and seeds. Decomposition of these food remains and artifacts usually makes this layer darker than surrounding layers of soil.
Prehistoric “____________” canoes provide information about Florida's past. The oldest canoes date to the Middle Archaic Period, ca. 7,000 to 6,000 years ago.
__________ whose name in the Hitchiti language means “high chief” became hereditary leader of the Seminoles in 1819, near the beginning of the American Territorial Period. He was a strong defender against white settlement of Indian lands. At the Treaty of Payne's Landing in 1832, other Seminole leaders agreed to relocate, but Micanopy refused, aligning with younger leaders. Their bold attack on Major Dade's forces, known as the Dade Massacre, and on troops under General Clinch in 1835 ignited the seven-year Second Seminole War.
The territory of this indigenous tribe was bounded in northwest Florida by the Aucilla and Ochlockonee rivers, and included rich soils well suited to intensive agriculture.
The language spoken by the Miccosukees is also spoken by over half of the modern Seminole Tribe. This language is called ____________.
___________ National Forest is named after a prominent Seminole leader in the First Seminole War. His fierce resistance to removal and his leadership of an undefeated Seminole force led to great fame.
In the mid-1700s, two bands of Creek Indians in the present-day towns of Micanopy and Tallahassee formed to become known as the _____________, a Creek pronunciation of the Spanish word cimarrón or "wild one."
The __________ Pond Site, situated between the Indian and St. Johns Rivers, near modern day Titusville, contains one of the most important archaeological finds in the country and is a National Historic Landmark. Over 120 individual burials were found within the peat deposits of the pond some 10 feet below the pond surface. These burials occurred neady 8,000 years ago, long before the Egyptian mummies were entombed.
When the Seminole Tribe of Florida received federal recognition in 1957, Betty Mae _________ was on the first Tribal Council and was elected Chairperson of the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 1967, becoming the first woman to lead the Seminoles.
Occurring in deep marine deposits, this flint-like silica rock was commonly used by Native Americans in central and western Florida to make tools.