MEPAYAYA INDIANS. The Mepayaya, an otherwise unidentified group listed by Francisco de Jesús María in 1691 as living southwest of the Nabedache territory, may be identified with the Payaya Indians, a Coahuiltecan group that sometimes ranged as far east as the lower Brazos River.
Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Margery H. Krieger, "MEPAYAYA INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmm27), accessed December 21, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.