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JAGAVANS INDIANS. The Jagavans Indians, who were living on the Texas coast when they were met by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca between 1528 and 1534, were possibly the same group as the Yguaces.


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, "JAGAVANS INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.