Guasas Tribe

Guasas Indians.  A tribe mentioned in Spanish narratives and reports on Texas in the latter part of the 18th century as enemies of the “northern Indians,” particularly of the Comanche.  According to one narrative they were the only people able to defeat the latter.  They were reputed to be of great stature and of remarkable skill in horsemanship.  Although many of the things told about them are entirely fabulous, a real tribe, appears to be referred to, probably one of those which erected earth lodges.  This may have been the Osage (Wasash) or, since an annotator of a letter written by Repperdá in 1772 enumerates “Guasers” and Osage separately, possibly they were the Kansa or the Pawnee. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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