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Juan Ortiz Found Alive

Among the first discoveries of the expedition was a spaniard who had survived a previous expedition, and who had learned the native languages. This segment summarizes early Native American life in Florida.

Movie credit: Segment from the movie "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.

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