Bocherete Village

By: Margery H. Krieger

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994


Bocherete (Bocrettes, Tserabocherete) was an Indian village mentioned to Henri Joutel in 1687. It was said to be north or northwest of the Colorado River in a region occupied mainly by the Tonkawa Indians. The precise site has not been identified.

Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959). Henri Joutel, Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage (London: Lintot, 1719; rpt., New York: Franklin, 1968).

Categories:

  • Peoples
  • Native American

Time Periods:

  • Spanish Texas

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

Margery H. Krieger, “Bocherete Village,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 21, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/bocherete-village.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
November 1, 1994

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