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PIRO INDIANS. The Piro Indians, a Puebloan group from New Mexico, did not join the Pueblo revolt against the Spanish in 1680 but were removed by them to Socorro del Sur near present El Paso.


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, "PIRO INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 24, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.