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HARAHEY PROVINCE. The Harahey (Haxa, Haya, Area, Arache) province was first mentioned to Francisco Vázquez de Coronado in 1541 by El Turco, who claimed it was his home. When Coronado reached Quivira, he was told that Harahey lay nearby and to the north.


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, "HARAHEY PROVINCE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.