PATARABUEYE INDIANS. This name was applied by the Spanish to certain settled peoples along the Rio Grande and lower Río Conchos, in Mexico, near the site of present Presidio. The Otomoaco Indians of the late sixteenth century seem to have been the same people later known as Patarabueyes, who are generally considered to be Jumano Indians. J. C. Kelley has used the name Patarabueye to refer to the agricultural branch of the Jumanos and the name Jumano to refer to the nomadic, bison-hunting branch of the Jumanos. Occasionally the Patarabueye Indians have been identified with certain Wichita groups on the Red River, but this cannot be substantiated.
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