Cabeza De Vaca
By: Dominic and Brian
Facts About Cabeza De Vaca
Caveza De Vaca was born in Jerez. His parents were Francisco De Vera and Teresa Cabeza De Vaca. Cabeza De Vaca was viewed as a medicine man because he created medicine for people. He got a great victory over the Moors at the battle of Las Navas.
A fun fact is that Cabeza De Vaca actually means head of cow. In 1528 Cabeza De Vaca and 4 of his men were ship wrecked on an island off the Texas coast. In 1537 Cabeza De Vaca reports on his eight year expedition across Texas.