Juana had to do what was right, she wanted to get rid of the pearl as soon as she saw the evil in it. In the process of trying to get rid of it Kino abused her and tried to stop her, which was a success. In the end after praying to the gods, Kino finally decided to get rid of the pearl because of the evil. They lost a child over it and they were both done. Juana had a choice to leave when all the things went down in the moutains, but she stuck with her husband. She never left his side, even after all the bad he has done. Juana was very spirtual and she knew what had to be done in order for everything to be better, so in the end she did what she had to do.