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MANO INDIANS. The Mano ("hand") Indians are known from a single Spanish document of 1683. Since no native name is given, the Mano cannot be related to other known groups. Their area is not clearly identified but seems to have been somewhere in west central Texas.


Charles W. Hackett, ed., Pichardo's Treatise on the Limits of Louisiana and Texas (4 vols., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1931–46).

Thomas N. Campbell


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Thomas N. Campbell, "MANO INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.