SOUANETTO INDIANS. The Souanetto Indians are known only from the journal of Henri Joutel (1787), which lists them as enemies of the Kadohadachos on the Red River. The name is similar to Zauanito, the name of another group reported to Spanish missionaries (1691) as enemies of the Hasinai Indians of eastern Texas. The Zauanito seem to have lived to the west of the Hasinai. It seems likely that Souanetto and Zauanito are names for the same people, but this cannot be proved.
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