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MANA INDIANS. The Mana Indians, who are known from a single Spanish document of 1683 (early copyists altered the name to Mano and Chano), cannot be related to any other known group. Their area is not specified but seems to have been somewhere in west central Texas.


Charles W. Hackett, ed., Pichardo's Treatise on the Limits of Louisiana and Texas (4 vols., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1931–46).

Thomas N. Campbell


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

Thomas N. Campbell, "MANA INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.