Recognizing the contributions of Tejanos Posted in: Opinions As we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month in Texas from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we focus on the unique heritage and legacies of the first settlers of Texas - Native Tejanos. Tejanos are descendants of the first Spanish, Mexican and indigenous families on the Texas frontier starting in 1690. Since ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!