ZAUANITO INDIANS. The Zauanito Indians are known only from a single Spanish missionary report (1691), which identifies them as enemies of the Hasinai Indians of eastern Texas. They appear to have lived west of the Hasinais. The name is similar to Souanetto, the name of another otherwise unidentified group listed by Henri Joutel (1687) as enemies of the Kadohadacho Indians on the Red River. It seems likely that these names refer to the same people, but this cannot be proved.
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, "Zauanito Indians," accessed January 24, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmz02.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.