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ISUCHO INDIANS

ISUCHO INDIANS. The Isucho Indians were one of twenty Indian groups that joined Juan Domínguez de Mendoza on his expedition from El Paso to the vicinity of present San Angelo in 1683–1684. Since Mendoza did not indicate at what point the Isuchos joined his party, it is not possible to determine their range or affiliations. However, the Indians between the Pecos and the San Angelo area were being hard pressed by Apache Indians at this time, and it seems likely that the Isuchos ranged between these two localities.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Herbert Eugene Bolton, ed., Spanish Exploration in the Southwest, 1542–1706 (New York: Scribner, 1908; rpt., New York: Barnes and Noble, 1959).

Thomas N. Campbell

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Thomas N. Campbell, "ISUCHO INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmi05), accessed August 21, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.