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COAYO INDIANS. The Coayos, an Indian group of southern Texas, was met by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca together with Cutalchich, Maliacone, and Susola Indians at the "prickly pear grounds."


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

Margery H. Krieger


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

Margery H. Krieger, "COAYO INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.