Iowa Indian Divisions
The Iowa camp circle was divided into half circles, occupied by two phratries of four gentes each. These were:
(1) Tunanpin, Black Bear;
(2) Michirache, Wolf;
(3) Cheghita, Eagle and Thunder-being;
(4) Khotachi, Elk.
(5) Pakhtha, Beaver;
(6) Ruche, Pigeon;
(7) Arukhwa, Buffalo;
(8) Wakan, Snake;
(9) Mankoke, Owl.
The last-named gens is extinct.
The books presented are for their historical value only and are not the opinions of the Webmasters of the site. Handbook of American Indians, 1906
Index of Tribes or Nations
MLA Source Citation:Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 12 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/iowa-indian-divisions.htm - Last updated on Oct 16th, 2013
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