What does the story of Estebanico tell us about race relations in colonial Mexico?

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I assume that you are talking about the African slave who is known by various names, including Esteban, Estebanico, and Estevanico.  He is the man who was part of the Cabeza de Vaca expedition through North America.  I would argue that he shows that blacks could, in very rare circumstances, gain some status, but that they would always be seen as inferior in...

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