The Pame are an indigenous people of central
Mexico living in the state of
San Luis Potosí. They call themselves Xi'úi. They speak the
Pame language, which belongs to the
Oto-Pamean group of the
Oto-Manguean language family.
According to some sources about the
Chichimec Wars they were the least warlike of all the
Junípero Serra learned the Pame language and translated the
catechism into Pame.