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MUELE INDIANS. The Muele Indians are known from a Spanish document of 1683, in which they are identified as "the nation that grinds." Their area is not clearly identified, but it seems to have been somewhere east of the Pecos River in west central Texas. Their affiliations are unknown.


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, "MUELE INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.