Born in 1509 (in Tenochtitlan)- Died about 1550
Daughter of Moctezuma II; the Aztec ruler.
○ After the Spanish conquest, was recognized as
Married 5 men
Supported the Catholic Church and was respected by the
people of her tribe as well as the Spaniards
Was in the Manao tribe
She was a slave in Anna de Fonte’s house.
○ Petitioned to be set free, but did not win.
Micaela Angela Carrillo
Lived in Amazou, Mexico during the 18th century
Of Noble heritage and lived a privileged life due to it.
Supported herself and her children by selling Pulque
Damiana da Cunha
Member of the Calapo tribe.
Aided in helping her relatives settle in Maria Primeira
Strived to lead her tribe for 20 years from being a
outpost into being a civilized village
Lived from 1496-1537 in Puebla, Mexico
Was a Catholic/Aztecan hybrid priest (wouldn’t
give up Aztecan beliefs but was a practicing
Put on trial before Moctezuma during the
Antonio de Gouveia
Lived from 1528-1580 in Portugal
Governor and Azorean Priest
Arrested 4 times for disobeying the church
Lived from 1580-1670’s in Peru
Kept his culture alive during the Spanish rule
and secretly practiced his religion
Lived from 1557-1632 in Spain
He was an engineer, a Spanish interpreter, a
publisher, as well as the cosmographer to the
King of Spain.
Built a drainage canal to prevent Texcoco from
flooding but lack of maintenance and skill
prevented it from being successful
Lived from 1550-1604 in Mexico
Was a member of the Mulatto tribe
Started a mule train business and quickly became wealthy and bought
slaves (which mainly the Europeans did)
Hernando de Valencia
Lived during the 16th and 17th century in Spain
At the age of 60 he was sent to collect taxes from wealthy Spanish-
Americans in Peru
Imprisoned in Peru for defying the Peruvian government but stayed loyal
to the King of Spain
Lived from 1748-1810 in Beunos Aires, Argentina
As a child (age 12) he became a shoemakers apprentice and eventually
opened his own shop in Calle Santo Domingo
Married Bonifacia Vera
Was the officer of a segregated militia.