OPOSME INDIANS. The Oposme (Oposime, Oposine, Opoxme) Indians, apparently a Concho band, lived on both sides of the Rio Grande in the vicinity of present Presidio in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Their main settlement, known as San Francisco de la Junta, was on the south bank of the Rio Grande near the mouth of the Conchos River. In the late eighteenth century the Oposmes lost their identity in the Spanish-speaking population of northern Chihuahua.
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