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CIMATAGUO INDIANS. H. E. Bolton reported Cimataguo as an Indian group name he had seen in the baptismal register of San Antonio de Valero Mission in San Antonio, and J. R. Swanton entered Cimataguo on his list of Indian groups who may have spoken the Coahuilteco language. Analysis of the Valero registers reveals that Cimataguo is given in a single entry (1748) as the personal nickname of a woman who, in five additional entries (1748–64), is clearly identified as a Pacuache Indian. Since no ethnic group name similar to Cimataguo has been found in other documents, it seems advisable to drop Cimataguo from the roster of Indian groups connected with Texas.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959). J. R. Swanton, Linguistic Material from the Tribes of Southern Texas and Northeastern Mexico (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1940).
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