ZAUANITO INDIANS. The Zauanito Indians are known only from a single Spanish missionary report (1691), which identifies them as enemies of the Hasinai Indians of eastern Texas. They appear to have lived west of the Hasinais. The name is similar to Souanetto, the name of another otherwise unidentified group listed by Henri Joutel (1687) as enemies of the Kadohadacho Indians on the Red River. It seems likely that these names refer to the same people, but this cannot be proved.
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