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VINTA INDIANS. This name is known from a single Spanish missionary report (1691), which indicates that the Vinta Indians were neighbors of the Hasinai tribes of eastern Texas. It is said that they lived an unspecified distance to the southeast of the Hasinais. The name suggests Caddoan affiliation (a Kadohadacho chief of the nineteenth century was known as Bintah, "the wounded man").
BIBLIOGRAPHY:John R. Swanton, Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 132, Washington: GPO, 1942).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Thomas N. Campbell, "Vinta Indians," accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmv07.
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