The Time Travelin Texican

The Time Travelin Texican


Latest Episodes

Episode 10 – Did Spanish Colonization have a chance?
August 02, 2020

In this episode, I explore the relationships between the native tribes and each other and the native tribes and the Spanish and question whether or not Spanish Colonization of Texas had a realistic chance to succeed. Each tribe was unique,

Episode 9 – LaSalle and the French
July 26, 2020

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Episode 8 – Spanish Presidios and here come the French
July 21, 2020

In this episode, I talk about the Spanish Presidios, where some of them were located, what was their purpose, how they were designed, and a little about life in them.  I also touch on how the French were making incursions … Continue reading →

Episode 7 – The Spanish Missions
July 12, 2020

(Not a word for word transcript) So far we’ve talked about the state of the world in the 1500s, the first Spanish expedition in Texas in the 1530s, the earliest residents, and in the last episode, it was about the … Continue reading →

Episode 6 – A Clash of Cultures
July 05, 2020

Welcome to Episode 6 of the Time Travelin’ Texican show, a Clash of Cultures. So far we’ve talked about the state of the world in the 1500s, the first Spanish expedition in Texas in the 1530s, and we’ve touched a … Continue reading →

Episode 5 – The Caddo, Wichita, and Tigua Tribes of Texas
June 25, 2020

So far we’ve talked about the state of the world in the 1500s, the first Spanish expedition in Texas in the 1530s, and we’ve touched a little on the geography and the people who were living in Texas at that … Continue reading →

Episode 4 – Comanche, Kiowas, and Tonkawas, more First Peoples of Texas
June 11, 2020

This week I want to explore more about the First Peoples of Texas particularly the Comanche, the Kiowas, and the Tonkawas, tribes that the Spanish and the French encountered. So far we’ve talked about the state of the world in … Continue reading →

Episode 3 – The First Peoples
June 04, 2020

So far I’ve talked about the state of the world in the 1500s, the first Spanish expedition in Texas in the 1520s, and we’ve touched a little on the geography and the people who were living in Texas at that … Continue reading →

Episode 2 – Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca explores along the Texas coast, trials and tribulations
May 28, 2020

  In today’s episode I talk more about Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and the first recorded exploration of today’s Texas.  How the raft captained by Cabeza de Vaca and one other raft came ashore on present-day Follets Island, which is … Continue reading →

Episode 1 – It’s the 1500s, the Spanish bump into the Texas Coast and meet some of the people already here
May 21, 2020

Welcome to the official Episode 1 of The Time Travelin’ Texican.  In Episode 1, I take a look at early European exploration, including a brief glance at the Portuguese, and how the Spanish ended up sending Columbus to find a … Continue reading →