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SAMAMPAC INDIANS. This group is known from only one brief meeting with Spanish travelers near the close of the seventeenth century. At this time the Samampac (Caomopac) and several other Coahuiltecan bands were ranging over the Nueces-Frio river area between the sites of future San Antonio and Eagle Pass.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959). John R. Swanton, The Indian Tribes of North America (Gross Pointe, Michigan: Scholarly Press, 1968).
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