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NAAMAN INDIANS

NAAMAN INDIANS. The Naaman Indians are known only from records of Alonso De León's various expeditions to the Texas coast in search of La Salle's Fort St. Louis. In 1690 De León encountered the Naamans, whom he reported as a "large nation," north of Matagorda Bay between the Guadalupe and Colorado rivers. In later times the Naaman Indians must have been known by another name, possibly as Aranama. The Aranamas lived along the lower Guadalupe River during the eighteenth century.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Herbert Eugene Bolton, ed., Spanish Exploration in the Southwest, 1542–1706 (New York: Scribner, 1908; rpt., New York: Barnes and Noble, 1959).
Thomas N. Campbell

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Handbook of Texas Online, Thomas N. Campbell, "Naaman Indians," accessed April 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmn01.

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