"After passing through the vast chiefdom of Cusa, they entered the
territory of Toscalusa, a native leader more imposing than any leader
DeSoto had previously encountered. Toscalusa put on a friendly appearance
and offered the Spaniards the porters they had requested."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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