TECOLOTE INDIANS. The Tecolote (Spanish for "owl") Indians are known from the middle eighteenth century, when they were reported as living in settlements with other Indians along the lower Conchos River south of present Presidio. One Spanish source seems to link the Tecolotes with the Otomoaco Indians of the late sixteenth century. If this interpretation is correct, then the Tecolotes can be considered as a remnant of the agricultural branch of the Jumano Indians, sometimes referred to as Patarabueyes.
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