TSERA INDIANS. The Tsera Indians are known only from records of the La Salle expedition. According to these documents, the Tseras lived inland well to the north or northeast of Matagorda Bay, probably near the Brazos River. On Henri Joutel's list of tribes Tsera was followed by Bocherete (Bocrette), and in some French and Spanish books a hybrid name was unfortunately produced-Tserabocherete or Tserabocrette. The linguistic and cultural affiliations of both Tsera and Bocherete Indians remain undetermined.
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