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NUEZ INDIANS. The Nuez Indians are known from a single Spanish document of 1683, which merely identifies them as "people of the nut." Since no native name is given, they cannot be related to other groups. Their area seems to have been somewhat east of the Pecos River 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

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Thomas N. Campbell, "NUEZ INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.