CAGUATE INDIANS. The Caguate (Caguase, Caguaze) Indians lived along the Rio Grande valley below El Paso in the late sixteenth century. Some writers regard the Caguates as a Jumano band; others suggest that Caguate was probably an early name for the Sumas, who occupied that area in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The status of the Caguates remains in doubt.
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