THECAMON INDIANS. The Thecamon (Tecamenez, Tecamon, Teheaman) Indians are known only from records of the La Salle expedition, which indicate that in the late seventeenth century these Indians lived inland north of Matagorda Bay, apparently not far from the Colorado River. The Thecamon have been confused with the Tacames, a Coahuiltecan group that also lived near the coast but much farther to the southwest, between the San Antonio and Nueces rivers. There is no proof that these two names refer to the same people. The linguistic and cultural affiliations of the Thecamon Indians remain undetermined.
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