PUCHAM INDIANS. The Pucham (Pueham) Indians are known only from the diary of Juan Domínguez de Mendoza, who in 1684 listed them as one of thirty-seven Indian groups from which delegations were expected while he was encamped in the western part of the Edwards Plateau. Since about half of the names on this list are identifiable as Coahuiltecan, it is possible that the Pucham Indians, whose name is similar to some of these (i.e., Pucha, Puguahian), are also of Coahuiltecan affiliation.
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