Topic: Tlingit

Tlingit 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. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Chak (eagle). A name given by the northern Tlingit to one of the two phratries into which they are divided. Chukanedi (bush or grass people) . A clan among the Huna division of the Tlingit, belonging to the Wolf phratry. Anciently they are said to have stood low in the social scale. Their principal emblem was the porpoise. Daktlawedi. A Tlingit clan belonging to the Wolf phratry. It is found at Tongas, Killisnoo, and among the Chilkat, while the Tsaguedi of Kake is a branch. Deshuhittan (people of the house at the end of the road). A Tlingit clan at Killisnoo, Alaska, belonging to the Raven phratry. Formerly they lived at Angun. Ganahadi (people of Ganak,’ an island somewhere near the s. end of Alaska). A Tlingit division...

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