Narrator: "The captured Indians were forced into service as porters and guides. It helped the Spaniards move faster, but was torturous for the Indians and displaced them deeply into areas inhabited by other tribes."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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