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CANONIDIBA INDIANS. The Canonidiba Indians are known from a single 1691 Spanish missionary report that lists them as a group that lived to the southeast of the Hasinais of eastern Texas. As no distance was specified, it is impossible to tell whether the Canonidibas were in eastern Texas or western Louisiana. Their affiliations are unknown.


John R. Swanton, Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 132, Washington: GPO, 1942).

Thomas N. Campbell

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Thomas N. Campbell, "CANONIDIBA INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed December 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.