MANAM INDIANS. The Manam (Manan) Indians are known from a single Spanish encounter in 1690, at which time they were living along the Guadalupe River east and northeast of San Antonio. Here they were closely associated with seven other groups-Apasxam, Cava, Emet, Panasiu, Sana, Tohaha, and Tohoho. Swanton's assessment of the Manam as probably Coahuiltecan in speech is questionable, since their associates do not appear to have been Coahuiltecan. It has also been suggested by Hodge that the Manam were the same people as the Mazame, which is not acceptable because the Mazame are known only from western Coahuila and eastern Chihuahua.
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