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Timucuan Warfare

Timucuan Warfare

Title

  • Timucuan Warfare

Published Date

  • published 1940

Transcript

[page 4]
With the early Indian, war was a career. He was trained from
early childhood to endure pain and hardship, as well as to inflict it.
Some of his war customs, however, were more humane than those of
modern warfare. Frequently, women and children of a conquered tribe
were adopted by the victors. Whatever the underlying motives, personal
glory was uppermost in the mind of the Timucuan warrior; but in the
fight for survival there often must have been material gain-as with the
white man.