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Discovering America Podcast

This podcast will be a history narrative collected from various sources.  I will be covering the stories of events and people that played a part in creating America.  My goal is to give the listener an entertaining dialog of history and walk away (or ear away) with a, “I didn’t know that”, feeling.

May 24, 2014

The Spanish get wrapped up in the grievances of the next group of natives.  The natives commanded by Patofa and the Spanish head out to take revenge.   Juan de Anasco would observe a village in the province of Cofachiqui.  Where is the GOLD!!!!

May 17, 2014

de Soto and his army heading west along the top of Florida to the great Apalachee province, home to the fiercest warriors in Florida.  The army would winter at the village of Anhayea.  From here Juan de Anasco would travel south and discover an excellent bay and the remnants of Panfilo de Narvaez’s...

May 10, 2014

The Spanish army's trek north where they meet three Chiefs that were brothers.  Two of them controlled half the territory the other half was overseen by chief Vitachuco, where de Soto and his troop were currently passing through.  The three chiefs would get along great with the Spanish….NOT!!

May 4, 2014

The Spanish found an interpreter, the young man, Juan Ortiz, who spent 8 years of his life in the Indian village of chief Ucita and then ran off to live in the village of Mocoso for another 3 years.   The Spanish begin their travels north.  I wonder if this expedition through Florida would have been much easier if...