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AKASQUY INDIANS. The Akasquy Indians, an otherwise unidentified group, possibly Caddoan, were visited by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, in 1687, when they were living near the Palaquesson Indians on the lower Brazos River.


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, "AKASQUY INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.