Artist’s depiction of a Manso man. The Mansos were known for their distinctive red-plastered hair and were first encountered in the late 16th century when the first Spanish explorers visited the El Paso area. The Mansos were so named because their first words to the Oņate expedition were "manxo, manxo, micos, micos," which meant "peaceful ones" and "friends." Photo of display at the El Paso Museum of Archeology.
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