PATALCA INDIANS. Patalca (Iatalca, Pataloque, Patuleco) Indians were first reported in northeastern Coahuila during the 1670s under the names Pataloque and Patuleco. Thereafter they appear under the name Patalca at Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña Mission in San Antonio, which they first entered in 1733. Since most of their associates were Coahuiltecans, it seems likely that the Patalcas spoke a Coahuiltecan dialect.
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