HUYUGUAN INDIANS. In the late seventeenth century a group referred to as Huhuguan (Huhuygam) Indians was reported as living in northeastern Coahuila. Later, in 1718, a group known as Huyuguans was encountered by the Spanish in Texas between present Austin and Houston, apparently in the vicinity of modern Austin County. These names evidently refer to the same people, and the chronology suggests migration from Coahuila to Texas. Many other Coahuiltecan groups also migrated to Texas during the same period.
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