Dakota 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. Black Tiger. A Dakota band of 22 lodges, named from its chief; one of the bands not brought into Ft Peck agency in



Arkansas Indian Tribe

None of the numerous Algonkin tribes lived in the immediate neighborhood of the Maskoki family of Indians, but of the Dakotan stock the Arkansas (originally Ákansä the Akansea of Father Gravier), dwelt in close proximity, and had frequent intercourse with this Southern nation. Pénicaut relates[1] that the French commander, Lemoyne d Iberville, sailed up the



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