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TANOAN INDIANS. The Tanoan family, a group of linguistically related Puebloan Indians of New Mexico, was represented in Texas in the seventeenth century by Tiguex and Piro Indians.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).

Margery H. Krieger


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Margery H. Krieger, "TANOAN INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 02, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.