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TYACAPPAN VILLAGE. Tyacappan, an Indian village in East Texas, probably Caddoan, was visited by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, on his way from Matagorda Bay toward the Mississippi River in 1687. Its houses were said to be of canes covered with plaster.


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, "TYACAPPAN VILLAGE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.