PAACHIQUI INDIANS. The Paachiqui (Paachique, Pacchiqui, Parchiqui) Indians are known only from the late seventeenth century, at which time they seem to have been a minor Coahuiltecan band that ranged the area southwest of present San Antonio between the Rio Grande and the southern edge of the Edwards Plateau. In 1690 the Paachiqui Indians were visited by Spaniards at a ranchería on the Nueces River, probably in the area of Dimmit or Zavala counties, where they were encamped with eight other Indian groups. The next year (1691) they were seen nearby on the Frio River, this time with twelve other groups. Thereafter nothing more is heard of them. It seems clear that the Paachiquis were not the same people as the Pachaque Indians of Coahuila.
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