Cabeza de Vaca quote

According to Cabeza de Vaca “Four naked unarmed outsiders were led by hundreds, even thousands, of Indians. They were fed and protected and passed off from one indigenous group to the next, as if they were prized possessions moving along an ancient trading route across the continent (Resendez 188).” Cabeza de Vaca’s point in this paragraph is that not all Native Americans were savages as they were and have been portrayed. It shows that even though Cabeza de Vaca and his crew were these Natives captives they still treated his group with respect.

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