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TIPOY VILLAGE. Tipoy was an Indian village visited by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, on his first attempt overland to reach the Mississippi from Matagorda Bay in 1686.


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

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Margery H. Krieger, "TIPOY VILLAGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.