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TARACONE INDIANS. The Taracone Indians, possibly a Caddoan group, was mentioned by Andrés G. Barcia Carballedo y Zúñiga in 1723 as living in East Texas, but the name is strikingly similar to Tawakoni.


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, "TARACONE INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.