MANOS DE PERRO INDIANS
MANOS DE PERRO INDIANS. In the early eighteenth century these coastal Coahuiltecans, whose name is Spanish for "dog feet," ranged over the peninsulas and islands in the vicinity of Aransas Bay. The major islands within their range were St. Joseph's and Mustang, which they seem to have shared with the Piguique. Manos de Perro individuals and families entered the Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga Mission near Goliad, and in 1756 they began to arrive at Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña Mission in San Antonio.
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