The Everglades: River of Grass - Chapter VII Summary & Analysis

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Chapter VII Summary and Analysis

For the next three hundred years, the Indians of Florida were left alone. The Indians lived a peaceful existence. The Tekestas found a group of ship wrecked Spanish on the beach. They were mutineers who lived with the Tekestas and soon took Indian wives. One of the men was Captain Reynoso.

Menendez returned once more to Florida, this time with three Jesuits. One of the priests was killed, but the other two went with Menendez to see Carlos. The priests would have been killed by the Indians if Captain Reynoso hadn't stopped them. Reynoso returned to Havana with the priest, after obtaining the release of the Tekestan captives. They traveled to Europe with Menendez and were the first Indians to travel to Europe.

The Spanish priests continued to try to convert the Indians. Many of the Indians died as...

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