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YATASI INDIANS. The Yatasi Indians were a group of the Caddo confederacy, closely affiliated in language with the Natchitoch Indians. In order to escape Chickasaw attacks in Louisiana, some of the Yatasis took refuge with the Caddo and Nasoni Indians in Texas.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).

W. E. S. Dickerson


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

W. E. S. Dickerson, "YATASI INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.