Descendants of Calusa Tribe may be in Cuba

Researchers say there is a "fairly slim" chance that descendants of the Calusa Tribe might be in Cuba.

The tribe occupied southern Florida before being overran by Europeans and other tribes in the early 1700s. Anthropologist John Worth says several dozen tribal members fled to Cuba at the time.

Worth said most of that group died but records uncovered in Cuba show that at least one woman survived. The woman gave birth to two daughters and researchers are trying to find any descendants.

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