ANDACAMINO INDIANS. A few individuals are identified by this name (Spanish for "wanderer") in the records of San José y San Miguel de Aguayo Mission at San Antonio. It seems likely that this was a convenient term used by mission personnel to refer to displaced Indians of unidentifiable band or tribal origins. No such name appears in other eighteenth-century documents. J. R. Swanton listed Andacamino as a Coahuiltecan band, but he presented no evidence in support of this linguistic identification.
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