Florida Indians Gallery

 

How they declare war.

A chief who declares war against his enemy does not send a herald to do it, but orders some arrows, having locks of hair fastened at the notches, to be stuck up along the public ways; as we observed when, after taking the chief Outina prisoner, we carried him around to the towns under his authority, to make them furnish us provisions.” Narrative of Le Moyne, Jacques Le Moyne

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