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CUTALCHICH INDIANS. The Cutalchich (Cultalchulches) Indians, an otherwise unidentified group met by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca during his journey through South Texas in 1528–34, lived inland near the Maliacones and Susolas and were a nomadic, gathering group.


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, "CUTALCHICH INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.