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Fontaneda and the Indians of Florida in the 16th Century

Event Type: Library Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/2/2018
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
 Explore one of the most valuable contemporary accounts of American Indian life from the 1575 memoir of Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda, a Spanish shipwreck survivor who lived among the Indians of Florida for 17 years. He was “rescued” by the first Spanish governor of Florida, Pedro Menendez. Uncover cultural interactions and human trafficking in 17th and 18th century Florida and its repercussions
in the past and today. Hispanic1 JPL50
Library: Pablo Creek Regional Library
Location: Community Room A
Contact: Jason Enoex
Contact Number: 904-992-7101
Presenter: Dr. Michael Wylde