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ABRIACHE INDIANS

ABRIACHE INDIANS. The Abriache (Abriade) Indians, who are generally considered to be Jumanos, lived in the vicinity of present Presidio during the late sixteenth century. Their settlements seem to have been along the south bank of the Rio Grande, but they must have crossed to the north bank on occasion. The Abriaches disappeared during the seventeenth century.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

J. Charles Kelley, "The Historic Indian Pueblos of La Junta de Los Rios," New Mexico Historical Review 27, 28 (October 1952, January 1953). William W. Newcomb, The Indians of Texas (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961). Carl Sauer, The Distribution of Aboriginal Tribes and Languages in Northwestern Mexico (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1934).

Thomas N. Campbell

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Thomas N. Campbell, "ABRIACHE INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bma03), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.