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THE JOURNEY OF CORONADO
where their general was waiting for them,
with their quarters all ready, and here they
were reunited, except some captains and
men who had gone off to discover other prov*
How Don Pedro de Tovar discovered Tusayan or
Tutahaco' and Don Garcia Lopez de Cardenas saW
the Firebrand river and the other things that had
WHILE the things already described were
taking place, Cibola being at peace, the Gen-
eral Francisco Vazquez found out from the
people of the province about the provinces
that lay around it, and got them to tell their
friends and neighbors that Christians had
come into the country, whose only desire
was to be their friends, and to find out about
good lands to live in, and for them to come
to see the strangers and talk with them.
They did this, since they know how to com-
municate with one another in these regions,
and they informed him about a province
with seven villages of the same sort as
theirs, although somewhat different. They
had nothing to do with these people. This
province is called Tusayan. It is twenty-
five leagues from Cibola. The villages are
high and the people are warlike.
The general had sent Don Pedro de Tovar
'Compare chapter 13. These two groups of pue-
blos were not the same.
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Winship, George Parker. The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3161/m1/66/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .