Natoila he’ or Howdy,
Some people ask what does the word Tejas mean;
I often find my self explaining such as the word, and I look at how it after all of
these times centuries in fact that it captures what I really mean here, that I am your friend, an allie, I take to heart this
meaning for some of the basic culture we share is that of farming and ranching,
Thus by Definition:
Tejas is not only my statement to you but: Tejas is
The Name of a First Peoples Nations, that of the first people of Texas,
A First Peoples Nation,
A Name, and word caring special meaning from which the State of Texas obtains its name and Motto from.
The word "Tejas" is pronounced ("TAY- Haus"), comes from Teysha, a word in the Native American Caddo, Hasinai, Atakapa
Indian language, which basically means "friends" and/ or "allies".
Tejas is the root word from where the State of Texas
obtains its own name from; thus the Tejas Indians are the Namesake of the State.
Tejas, The first people of Texas, The Spanish called
and French called them Tejas, For It is the patriarchal name of that of the first chief of these original/first peoples which
belonged to a complex Confederacies of Nations actually 3 different Tribal Confederated Nations in what a small part of that
confederacy is now the State of Texas.
The Tejas people are the patriarchs of the state, its guardians, the originators
of many traditions in culture which we Texans enjoy today.
As thus Tejas is where Texas her roots, begin, that
which the people of Tejas and now Texas are known
for their/ our collective culture and Hospitality.
Texas has received its many deep seeded roots,
traditions, and of course its name from these first peoples.
To learn more about Tejas, its History and its 1st peoples you may go to WWW.tejasindians.info -
You may also learn more about the language of Tejas there as well, so
In closing I thank you for you visitation and do so in advance for your visit, I welcome
you to come to the Ranch until then, Sahnoan me shy, (keep in good health) and I, we, will look forward to your