Tejas

Texas Natives At last the end of 35 days, Coronado determined to send his army home and take a special squad of 30 horsemen and go on to the wonderful country of which the Turk had spoken and called Quivira, and which the local Indians said was to the north,  yet 40 days. Back the army went nearer way than the Turk had led it out,  for it was guided now for 11 days till it came to the Pecos valley be certain tribes found hunting bison on these plains. These Indians were called Tejas or Texas,  and though they … Read more

Texas Bison History

Buffalo Jumps -Texas  Charles Goodnight Bison Herd Pages: 1 2 3 A metal arrow point from a long-ago bison hunt still stuck in a centuries-old bison vertebrae found in the Texas panhandle. http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/local/bison-skeleton-in-burnet-county-up-to-700-years-ol/npG9K/#modal-8356379   Bison – Buffalo Timeline for Texas Early: 25-30 million bison on the Plains.1500’s An estimated 30 to 60 million bison living in North America.1535 – At last the end of 35 days, Coronado determined to send his army home and take a special squad of 20 horsemen  and  go  on  to the wonderful  country  of  which  the  Turk  had  spoken  and  called  Quvsira,  and  which  the  local  Indians  said  was … Read more