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CASAS CHIQUITAS INDIANS. These Indians, whose name is Spanish for "small houses," lived somewhere along the Rio Grande below Laredo during the second half of the eighteenth century. They are among the various small Coahuiltecan bands of that area which the Spaniards referred to as Carrizo.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).

Thomas N. Campbell


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Thomas N. Campbell, "CASAS CHIQUITAS INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 07, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.