PARAMPAMATUJU INDIANS. In the middle eighteenth century the Parampamatuju (Parammatugu) Indians were listed as one of many groups that lived along the lower Rio Grande between its mouth and the vicinity of present Camargo, Tamaulipas. The maps of Jiménez Moreno and Saldivar place the Parampamatujus on the north bank of the Rio Grande in modern Hidalgo County, but this localization is only a matter of cartographic convenience. The name is said to mean "men who are painted bright red."
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