The Caguate (Caguase, Caguaze) Indians lived along the Rio Grande valley below El Paso in the late sixteenth century. Some writers regard the Caguates as a Jumano band; others suggest that Caguate was probably an early name for the Sumas, who occupied that area in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The status of the Caguates remains in doubt.
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- Native American
- Tribes (Other)
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Thomas N. Campbell, “Caguate Indians,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed December 04, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/caguate-indians.
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