The Chief first appears welcoming Tulio and Miguel, the "gods," to El Dorado. he assists the newcomers, offers them refuge, and listens to them better than Tzekel-Kan. He offers his army as part of a sports game. He was completely fooled by the "gods," until Miguel slipped up on advising the boat. The chief simply told him "To err is only human," and let him stay as long as he wants.
When Cortes arrived, he prepared his army until Miguel stopped him. Miguel convinced him to help Tulio with his plan.