The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 28, July 1924 - April, 1925 Page: 163
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The Expedition of Panfilo de Narvez
plies of corn, beans and melons [Matape]; and from there to
the stream and village called Corazones, by Cabeza de Vaca,
Dorantes, Castillo and the negro, thence passing through a sort
of gateway to another valley, very near this same stream, which
was called Sefiora, and which continued for six or seven leagues.
Relacion del Suceso places the valley of Sefiora 10 leagues
beyond Corazones, toward Cibola; Coronado intimates that it
was near Cabeza de Vaca's Corazones; and toward Cibola, and
Melchior Diaz that it was midway from Culiacan to Cibola;
while Castafieda states positively that Corazones was beyond the
Yaquimi, and down the valley of Sefiora; and that Sefiora is a
river and thickly settled valley. He mentions Arispe as one of
its settlements, and Arispe still stands in the Sonora valley, hav-
ing been known to the Spaniards without change of name since
Coronado's day. We may therefore safely infer that the route
of the Cabeza de Vaca party, and of Coronado's advance, were
practically the same from Corazones to the river Yaqui, or
Yaquimi; although, of course, their directions were reversed.
This long array of clear and positive testimony certainly locates
the Corazones of Coronado's narratives at the present site of
Ures; and as certainly identifies it with the settlement so called
by Cabeza de Vaca and Dorantes; for it should be borne in mind
that each of the expeditions mentioned followed naturally after
the others; Friar Marcos was guided by Esteban, who had been
there with Cabeza de Vaca and Dorantes; Melchior Diaz acted
on information had from the Cabeza de Vaca party and from
Friar Marcos, and was guided, doubtless, by Indians who had
accompanied the Friar; Coronado was guided both by Friar
Marcos and by Melchior Diaz.
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