Fray Marcos de Niza

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The Coronado Expedition relied on testimony from a Franciscan Priest named Fray Marcos de Niza. He claimed to have glimpsed a golden city that he described as larger than Teotihuacan in what is now New Mexico. Videographer Mike Foster turns his attention on Fray Marcos de Niza and his influential role in the expedition into northern Mexico and US Southwest.

Last updated: May 16, 2017

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