Kansa Indian Bands, Gens and Clans
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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.
Chedunga. A subgens of the Chedunga gens of the Kansa.
Chizhuwashtage (chizhu peacemaker). The 15th Kansa gens, the 7th on the Yata side of the tribal circle.
Dakanmanyin (walks shining). A subgens of the Han gens of the Kansa.
Han (‘night’). A Kansa gens. Its sub-gentes are Hannikashinga and Dakanmanvin.
Hangatanga (‘large Hanga’). A Kansa gens.
Hangnikashinga (night people ). A subgens of the Han gens of the Kansa.
Husada (legs stretched out stiff ). A subgens of the Khuya gens of the Kansa.