Florida Frontiers TV - Pre-Columbian Contact

Florida Frontiers TV - Episode 16 - Pre-Columbian Contact


People from as far away as the American Midwest visited Florida long before Europeans arrived. The ancient Maya may have come here, too.

  • Screenshot of Mayan architiecture
  • Keith Ashley is Coordinator of Research at the Archaeology Laboratory and an adjunct in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for Univerisity of North Florida
  • Screenshot of Native American Settlement
  • Sandra Starr, former senior researcher at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian
  • Screenshot of an archaeological dig
  • Jerald T. Milanich is an American anthropologist and archaeologist, specializing in Native American culture in Florida.

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