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APATIN INDIANS. The Apatin Indians were one of five bands of Coahuiltecans encountered near the site of present Corpus Christi by a Spanish expedition in the middle eighteenth century. They are not mentioned in later documents.


Herbert Eugene Bolton, Texas in the Middle Eighteenth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1915; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1970). Gabriel Saldivar, Archivo de la historia de Tamaulipas, México (1946).

Thomas N. Campbell

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