Casas Chiquitas Indians

By: Thomas N. Campbell

Type: General Entry

Published: 1976

Updated: June 1, 1995

These Indians, whose name is Spanish for "small houses," lived somewhere along the Rio Grande below Laredo during the second half of the eighteenth century. They are among the various small Coahuiltecan bands of that area which the Spaniards referred to as Carrizo.

Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).
  • Peoples
  • 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, “Casas Chiquitas Indians,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

June 1, 1995