• Florida dugout canoe and typical Timucua houses, 1591, engraving by Theodor de Bry after Jacques Le Moyne.

Florida Dugout Canoe and Typical Timucua Houses

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • The Timucua people of Florida used dugout canoes to transport produce to storehouses built of mud and stones. This 1591 engraving by Theodor de Bry is based on drawings from a manuscript by Jacques le Moyne de Morgues, who accompanied the 1564 Huguenot expedition to Florida.
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  • Regional Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
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  • 1591
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