About this Presentation
With the growth of interest in the Onate expedition and genealogy many want to learn about their ancestors who may have come with Onate on his expedition in 1598. In thsi presetnation Gary de Leon goes over the goals of the expedition, why people wanted to go on a 700-mile journey into a harsh desert. Then, he provides a background on the colonists who came and those who stayed in the Texas-New Mexico region. Last, Gary gives some good resources for learning more about the expedition and the colonists.