PETZARE INDIANS. The Petzare (Petaz, Petçare) Indians are known only from records of the La Salle expedition, which indicate that in the late seventeenth century these Indians lived well to the north or northeast of Matagorda Bay, possibly between the Brazos and Trinity rivers. The Petzares have been erroneously equated with the Petao and Petaro Indians, whose names also occur on the same list of Indian groups. The affiliations of all three groups are unknown.
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