Potawatomi Indian Bands, Gens and Clans
Many tribes have sub-tribes, bands, gens, clans and phratry. Often very little information is known or they no longer exist. We have included them here to provide more information about the tribes.
Chekwa (prob. from ching′wă, thunder rolls ). Given by Morgan (Anc. Soc., 167, 1878) as the Thunder gens of the Potawatomi.
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. 9 December 2013. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/potawatomi-indian-bands-gens-and-clans.htm - Last updated on Jul 18th, 2012
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