Cabeza de Vaca

By Emerson Gibbs and Jocya Paris

Info About Cabeza de Vaca

Cabeza de Vaca means cow's head

His full name is Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

He was born in 1490 on the 1st of June

The First Surgery In Texas

Cabeza was known as a healer.Cabeza's first surgery in Texas was successful. It was on a Indian that was wounded in the leftshoulder. He used a knife and bone to do this surgery. Indian tribe members had to hold the man down. The chief watched the surgery that Cabeza was performing. After the surgery Cabeza gave the man stitches. After two days Cabeza took out the stitches.

The man survived.

It was official but we didn't see it happen.

There was proof in Cabeza's journal tho.

Here are some pictures

Cabeza's death