SALAPAQUE INDIANS. In the middle eighteenth century the Salapaque (Alapagueme, Saulapaguet, Talapagueme, Zalapagueme) Indians, apparently a Coahuiltecan band, lived on both sides of the lower Rio Grande but mainly on the south side at various points between Matamoros and Reynosa in northern Tamaulipas. Some entered missions at Reynosa and Camargo, where they remained until well after 1800; others entered San José y San Miguel de Aguayo Mission in San Antonio and were there as late as 1790.
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