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Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Other Very Important People
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Here are some of the other very important people that Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca met along the way.  Some of them were good, some of them were bad.

Conquistador/Tribe
Description
Good/Bad

Panfilo de Narvaez

When de Vaca's 2 ships and 60 men were lost in a hurricane, Governor Narvaez arrived with 4 ships to Cabeza de Vaca and basically saved the whole conquest.  He stayed with them and helped lead the conquest.
Good
Choctaw Indians
When de Vaca and his fleet land near Pensacola Bay, the Choctaws welcomed the Spaniards, but soon befriended them and tried to kill them.
Bad
Native Tribes on the Isle of Misfortune
The fleet lives on the Isle of Misfortune and started out with about eighty survivors, but due to disease, hardship, and execution by the natives, that number reduced to only fifteen men.  Cabeza de Vaca was soon captured by the native tribe.  He spent five years as a slave near the Isle of Misfortune.  Soon, he escaped and lived with another group of natives and was allowed to operate as a trader. 
Bad

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