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Oto Indian Gentes

Morgan gives the Oto and Missouri gentes together, as follows:

  1. Mejeraja (Wolf),
  2. Mooncha (Bear),
  3. Ahrowha (Cow Buffalo),
  4. Hooma (Elk),
  5. Khaa (Eagle),
  6. Luteja (Pigeon),
  7. Waka (Snake),
  8. Makotch (Owl).

Dorsey obtained the following list of Oto gentes:

  1. Patha (Beaver)
  2. Tunanpi (Black Bear) or
  3. Munchirache, Arukhwa (Buffalo),
  4. Rukhcha (Pigeon),
  5. Makache (Owl),
  6. Wakan (Snake),
  7. Cheghita (Eagle).

 


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. 13 February 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/oto-indian-gentes.htm
- Last updated on Aug 11th, 2012

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