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YEMÉ INDIANS. The Yemé Indians, a Coahuiltecan band of northeastern Mexico, were one of several groups commonly referred to as Carrizos, who ranged both sides of the Rio Grande. In the early nineteenth century the Yemés lived in the vicinity of Laredo. They may be the same as the Ymic Indians, who in 1708 were on the Rio Grande near San Juan Bautista Mission, in the area of present Eagle Pass. It is remotely possible that the Yemé and Ymic Indians were descendants of either the Imimules or the Imipectes, who lived in northeastern Nuevo León during the seventeenth century.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959). J. R. Swanton, Linguistic Material from the Tribes of Southern Texas and Northeastern Mexico (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1940).
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