Official State Tejano Music Hall of Fame of Texas
There are 242 artists listed as members of the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame. Tejanos are descended from the Spanish explorers and colonizers who settled Texas. They eventually took the name Tejano from the Spanish word Tejas, used by native Americans who originally inhabited Texas.
Texas Government Code: TITLE 11. State Symbols and Honors
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 7.001, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Sec. 3101.012. TEJANO MUSIC HALL OF FAME. The Tejano Music Hall of Fame Museum in Alice is the official Texas Tejano Music Hall of Fame.