Cabeza de vaca



Álvar Núñez
[ahl-vahr noo-nyeth,, -nyes] /ˈɑl vɑr ˈnu nyɛθ,, -nyɛs/ (Show IPA), c1490–1557? Spanish explorer in the Americas.
Historical Examples

Careful consideration of the narrative of Cabeza de Vaca sustains this conclusion.
The Medicine-Men of the Apache. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (pages 443-604)) John G. Bourke

It is not possible to follow and to trace, geographically, the erratic course of Cabeza de Vaca with any degree of certainty.
Historical Introduction to Studies Among the Sedentary Indians of New Mexico; Report on the Ruins of the Pueblo of Pecos Adolphus Bandelier

They were the same who had known Cabeza de Vaca, and they had a high opinion of white men.
The Trail Book Mary Austin

Nor was Cabeza de Vaca fortunate in his undertakings in Paraguay.
Argentina W. A. Hirst

Dorantes’ boat was therefore cast ashore the day before the landing of Cabeza de Vaca’s party.
Original Narratives of Early American History Vaca and Others

These were all members of Dorantes’ party who visited Cabeza de Vaca when he was ill on the mainland.
Original Narratives of Early American History Vaca and Others

Cabeza de Vaca is now evidently recalling the experience of Narvaez’s men in Florida.
Original Narratives of Early American History Vaca and Others

The Indians of this vicinity had a similar regard for Cabeza de Vaca and his companions.
Original Narratives of Early American History Vaca and Others

Cabeza de Vaca and his ingenious comrades, in 1528-36, from the Mississippi river to their friends in Mexico.
The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) John Fiske.

Cabeza de Vaca began to “practise medicine” after the Indian fashion.
The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis

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