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SATATU INDIANS

SATATU INDIANS. These Indians are known only from a Spanish document of 1693, which lists the Satatus as one of fifty "nations" that lived north of the Rio Grande and "between Texas and New Mexico." This may be interpreted to mean the southern part of western Texas, since the document also mentions that the Apaches were at war with the group named. Nothing further is known about the Satatu Indians.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Charles W. Hackett, ed., Historical Documents Relating to New Mexico, Nueva Vizcaya, and Approaches Thereto, to 1773 (3 vols., Washington: Carnegie Institution, 1923–37).

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, "SATATU INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bms15), accessed April 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.