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TINIBA INDIANS. The Tiniba Indians are known from a single Spanish missionary report (1691), which indicates that they lived an unspecified distance southwest of the Hasinai tribes of eastern Texas. Their affiliations remain undetermined.


John R. Swanton, Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 132, Washington: GPO, 1942).

Thomas N. Campbell


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

Thomas N. Campbell, "TINIBA INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.