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.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Thomas N. Campbell, "Tsera Indians," accessed October 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmt79.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.