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CATUJANO INDIANS. In the late seventeenth century the Catujano (Catajane, Catuxane) Indians, apparently a Coahuiltecan-speaking people, ranged from northeastern Coahuila across the Rio Grande into the southwestern part of the Edwards Plateau in Texas. They do not seem to have survived into the eighteenth century.


Herbert Eugene Bolton, ed., Spanish Exploration in the Southwest, 1542–1706 (New York: Scribner, 1908; rpt., New York: Barnes and Noble, 1959). Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).

Thomas N. Campbell

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