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Quahadi Indians

Margery H. Krieger General Entry

The Quahadi (Kwahadi, Kwahari, Kuahadi, Llaneros, Quaahda, Quahada) Indians were an important Comanche Indian group whose territory was the Llano Estacado. The name means antelope, the animals being numerous in that area and forming an important part of aboriginal diet.

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.

Margery H. Krieger, “Quahadi Indians,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 28, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

September 1, 1995