MIEMBROS LARGOS INDIANS
MIEMBROS LARGOS INDIANS. The Miembros Largos (Spanish for "long limbs") Indians were mentioned in two late seventeenth century lists of Indians that lived in western Texas. In 1683 they were recorded as a tribe known to the Jumano Indians; their area was not identified, but it was said to be large and the people numerous. In 1693 they were named as one of fifty "nations" that lived north of the Rio Grande and "between Texas and New Mexico." This may be interpreted to mean the southern part of western Texas, since it was said that the Apaches were at war with them. The linguistic and cultural affiliations of the Miembros Largos Indians remain unknown.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Thomas N. Campbell, "Miembros Largos Indians," accessed January 21, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmm34.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.