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By Elizabeth John

ISBN-10: 0806128690

ISBN-13: 9780806128696

Spanning and a part centuries, from the earliest contacts within the 1540s to the crumbling of Spanish strength within the 17908, Storms Brewed in different Men's Worlds is a breathtaking view of Indian peoples and Spanish and French intruders within the early Southwest. the first concentration is the area of the yank Indian, starting from the Caddos within the east to the Hopis within the west, and together with the histories of the Pueblo, Apache, Navajo, Ute, and Wichita peoples. inside this sector, from Texas to New Mexico, the Comanches performed a key, formative function, and no much less compelling is the tale of the Hispanic frontier peoples who weathered the precarious, usually laborious means of evolving coexistence with the Indians at the northern frontier of recent Spain. First released in 1975, this moment variation features a new preface and afterword through Elizabeth A. H. John, within which she discusses present learn concerns and the prestige of the Indian peoples of the Southwest.

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Though they let themselves be persuaded to come back and receive pardon, their grievances rankled widely. In April, Vargas deployed sixty-six families who had arrived from Mexico City the preceding summer, founding a new town on the site just vacated by the Tanos of San Lázaro: Villa Nueva de Santa Cruz de Españoles Mexicanos del Rey Nuestro Señor Carlos Segundo, usually called Santa Cruz or La Cañada. The colonists brought seed to plant and requisite farm implements, but theirs was very much a frontier outpost.

Even those who had opposed the plot were now terrified by the prospect of Spanish retaliation and by the rebels' ugly threats of reprisals against those who failed to join them. Although the leaders of Taos and PicurÃ−s had opposed the plot, they led their people to mountain hideouts. The people of Santo Domingo, who had been loath to rebel, yielded now to grim pressures from CochitÃ− and fled to the heights. Only five pueblos stood fast  < previous page < previous page page_142 page_143 next page > next page > Page 143 against the rebels' pressures: Santa Ana, ZÃ−a, San Felipe, Tesuque, and Pecos.

In 1700 they were carted off to the Santa Fe jail, whence they escaped to flee to the mountain camps of Jicarilla Apaches. Pecos stayed split into hostile factions. Only with difficulty did Governor Felipe prevent bloody clashes. Some irreconcilables petitioned for permission to move to Pojoaque. Nevertheless, Pecos endured until 1838, when ravages of the bárbaros drove the surviving remnant to Jà mez. The westernmost pueblos remained aloof and antagonistic longer, but their remoteness permitted the Spaniards to wait for reconciliation.

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