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CHILANO VILLAGE. The Chilano Indian village or group, probably Caddoan, was visited by the Moscoso expedition in Northeast Texas in 1542.


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


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

"CHILANO VILLAGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.