The Truth of Balboa

Native American Cruelty

Who is he?

Vasco Nunex de Balboa, one of the first Spanish conquistadors. He was the first to see the eastern part of the Pacific ocean.Balboa eventually married the daughter of the Indian chief, Careta. So it wouldn't make sense that he would hurt Native Americans, right?

What he did

Balboa decided to go to an overland expedition through rain forests. Along his way he encountered Native Americans. He ended up killing many local Native Americans, Villages were destroyed and hundreds of native Americans were dead. That is the truth of what Vasco Nunez De Balboa did.
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