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NUEZ INDIANS. The Nuez Indians are known from a single Spanish document of 1683, which merely identifies them as "people of the nut." Since no native name is given, they cannot be related to other groups. Their area seems to have been somewhat east of the Pecos River in west central Texas.


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, "NUEZ INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 08, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.