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  • In “The Relation of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca,” Cabeza de Vaca records the interactions of a group of Christian slavers and his native guides and entourage:

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  • Cabeza de Vaca could not have written any truer words when he penned, “Thus we often misjudge the motives of men,” so to in “Avatar,” when the moviegoer learns that shareholder profits will once again trump the value of a native people group, and their way of life that values harmony with nature and creation as the key to life.

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  • He turned delirious, but in one moment of lucidity he told them, according to Cabeza de Vaca, Each man should do what he thought best to save his own life.

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  • Cabeza de Vaca writes admiringly of Indians, assuring his readers that most of them will take to Christianity eventually.

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  • Cabeza de Vaca hints that when one died, the rest ate him.

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  • Cabeza de Vaca was forced to take notes on bits of bark.

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  • Cabeza de Vaca had seen the smoke rising from it in 1529 when he was crashing around directionless in a bog.

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  • Cabeza de Vaca called his Florida best sellerNaufragios , or “Shipwrecks.”

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  • If possible, the lean meat was commonly fed to animals or thrown away according to Stefansson, Samuel Hearne, Cabeza de Vaca, Weston Price, who documented aboriginal diets.

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  • When they finally got to Mexico City in 1536, eight years after sailing from Havana, Cabeza de Vaca said that he could barely wear clothes again.

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  • "Cabeza de Vaca, Álvar Núñez. 1490?-1557?. Spanish explorer and colonial administrator who explored parts of present-day Florida, Texas, and Mexico and aroused Spain's interest in the region with his vivid stories of riches and opportunities."

    - The American Heritage Dictionary

    July 24, 2010