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QUARAS INDIAN VILLAGE. Quaras, an Indian village in the Karankawa-inhabited area of Matagorda Bay, was visited by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, in 1688.


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

Margery H. Krieger


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

Margery H. Krieger, "QUARAS INDIAN VILLAGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.