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Iowa 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.

Chedtokhanye (big buffalo bull). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa.

Chedtoyine (young buffalo bull). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa.

Cheghita. An Iowa gens. Its sub gentes are Nachiche, Khrahune, Khrakreye, and Khrapathan.

Cheposhkeyine (swelled young buffalo bull). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa.

Cheyinye (buffalo calf). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa.

Homayine (Ho′ma yiñ′-e, ‘young elk’). A subgens of the Khotachi, the Elk gens of the Iowa. Dorsey in 15th Rep. B. A. E., 238, 1897.

Hotachi (elk). A Missouri gens, coordinate with the Khotachi gens of the Iowa.


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. 28 August 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/iowa-indian-bands-gens-and-clans.htm
- Last updated on Jul 18th, 2012

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