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Iowa Indian Divisions
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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.
Additional Iowa Indian Resources
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