ARCAHOMO INDIANS. The Arcahomo (Axcahomo) Indians appear to have been related to the Tacames, a Coahuiltecan group that lived near the Gulf Coast between the San Antonio and Nueces rivers in the eighteenth century. Arcahomo may be a synonym for Tacame, or it may refer to a subdivision of the Tacames. It is also possible that the Arcahomos represent remnants of some former coastal group that became attached to the Tacames. The name Arcahomo appears only in records that pertain to San Francisco de la Espada Mission in San Antonio, chiefly in connection with an episode of 1737, when all Indians deserted this mission.
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