We See Traces of Christians

Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

...The day after I overtook four [Christians] on horseback, 
who were astonished at the sight of me, so strangely 
habited as I was, and in company with Indians.* They 
stood staring at me a length of time, so confounded 
that they neither hailed me nor drew near to make an 


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