Harahey Province

By: Margery H. Krieger

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: January 1, 1995

The Harahey (Haxa, Haya, Area, Arache) province was first mentioned to Francisco Vázquez de Coronado in 1541 by El Turco, who claimed it was his home. When Coronado reached Quivira, he was told that Harahey lay nearby and to the north.

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
  • Provinces
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, “Harahey Province,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 28, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/harahey-province.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 1, 1995

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