native americans

The Original Texans

November 21, 2023 | By Kathryn Jones

Tonkawa Creek spills over time-worn rocky bluffs and splashes into a clear blue-green pool at Tonkawa Falls City Park in Crawford, a half-hour west of Waco.

West Texans Rally to Save a Sacred Lipan Apache Cemetery

July 5, 2023 | By Sarah Vasquez

Growing up, Christina Hernandez spent the summer with her grandparents in the West Texas border town of Presidio, 60 miles south of Marfa.

The Gault Site in Central Texas Reveals New Details About the Oldest North Americans

November 23, 2022 | By Kathryn Jones

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

September 29, 2022 | By W.K. Stratton

The final months of summer were both the best and worst parts of the year in the Big Bend country during the mid-1800s.

Karankawa Descendants are Reclaiming Their Heritage After Being Written Off as Extinct

May 26, 2022 | By John Nova Lomax

The Comanche Medicine Mounds Remain a Spiritual Refuge for the Storied Tribe

December 23, 2021 | By W.K. Stratton

The History of Indigenous Food Traditions in Texas

October 28, 2021 | By Robyn Ross

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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