MAYAPEM INDIANS. During the eighteenth century the Mayapem (Mallopeme) Indians ranged both sides of the Rio Grande in southern Texas and northern Tamaulipas. In the latter half of that century they entered missions on the south bank of the river-San Agustín de Laredo at Camargo and San Joaquín del Monte near Reynosa. A few Mayapems also moved northward to San Antonio, Texas, and entered San José y San Miguel de Aguayo Mission. These people probably spoke a Coahuiltecan language.
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