Sites and pages devoted to Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca (1490?-1557?). Spanish explorer who led an expedition across Southern North America, of which only four of 300 members survived.
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Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America
English translation of Cabeza de Vaca's full 1542 expedition report.
Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca
Companion to the PBS Series "The West". Includes a translated account of Cabeza de Vaca's journeys.
Cabeza de Vaca in North America
The story of Cabeza de Vaca, the first European explorer of America's gulf coast states.
Cabeza de Vaca, 16th Century Explorer
"Cabeza de Vaca was the first European to describe America from Florida thru Texas. His writings are the oldest history we have of Native Americans." Includes trail maps and outline.
The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza De Vaca
A detailed historical account.
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