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OMENAOSSE INDIANS. The Omenaosse Indians, who are otherwise unidentified, were mentioned to Henri Joutel in 1687 by the Ebahamo Indians. Their village was said to have been located between Matagorda Bay and the Colorado River.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).

Margery H. Krieger


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

Margery H. Krieger, "OMENAOSSE INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.