Virtual Field Trip

Indigenous Texas & Exploration

Cultures and Contacts

Texas was inhabited long before Europeans arrived in the 16th century. Native Americans such as the Caddo and Karankawa built complex cultures and thriving communities. The arrival of European explorers changed their lives, and the course of Texas history.

These virtual field trips explore the cultures, contacts, and explorations of early Texas.

Begin your field trip here.

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Discover more about indigenous Texas and early European explorers.