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ESQUIEN INDIANS. The Esquien Indians were a Karankawan group that entered Nuestra SeƱora de la Candelaria Mission on the San Gabriel River in 1750.


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

W. E. S. Dickerson


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

W. E. S. Dickerson, "ESQUIEN INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 04, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.