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Agency

Center for Archaeological Research

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21112/ita.1979.1.19

Abstract

Three Spantsh missions, San Francisco Solano, San Juan Bautista and San Bernardo, were established near the Rio Grande at present Guerrero, northeastern Coahuila, during the years 1700-1703. Remnants of at least 88 distinctively named Indian groups at various times came to live at one or more of these missions. In 1975- 1976, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas San Antonio, supported by funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Kathryn O'Connor Foundation, conducted archaeological excavations at two of these missions, San Juan Bautista and San Bernardo. Since the cultural debris recovered from excavations is attributable to Indians as well as Europeans, this report examines the Spanish colonial documents and assembles and interprets such ethnohistoric information as could be found on the various Indian groups represented at the three Guerrero missions.

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