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BOCHERETE VILLAGE. Bocherete (Bocrettes, Tserabocherete) was an Indian village mentioned to Henri Joutel in 1687. It was said to be north or northwest of the Colorado River in a region occupied mainly by the Tonkawa Indians. The precise site has not been identified.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959). Henri Joutel, Joutel's Journal of La Salle's Last Voyage (London: Lintot, 1719; rpt., New York: Franklin, 1968).

Margery H. Krieger


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

Margery H. Krieger, "BOCHERETE VILLAGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 24, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.