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FINHIOVEN (?–?). Finhioven was a chief or "gran casique" of the Caddo Indians. He led the Wichita Indians from the upper Red River to Natchitoches, Louisiana, to witness the treaty between the Wichitas and the Spanish governors of Louisiana and Texas on October 27, 1771.


Frederick Webb Hodge, ed., Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 vols., Washington: GPO, 1907, 1910; rpt., New York: Pageant, 1959).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"FINHIOVEN," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.