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CHICONY (?–?). Chicony (She-co-ney) was the principal chief of the Comanche Indiansin 1836, when Alexander Le Grand was sent by the Texas government to make a treaty with the Comanches. Chicony refused to make the treaty and swore eternal enmity to the white man.


Henderson K. Yoakum, History of Texas from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846 (2 vols., New York: Redfield, 1855).

L. W. Kemp


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

L. W. Kemp, "CHICONY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.