Tejano History

Tyacappan Village

Indians |

       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.

 

Full article on the Texas State Historical Association's Handbook of Texas Online

   Courtesy of the Texas State Historical Association.