Bellabella Indian Clans, Bands and Gens

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.

Halkaiktenok (Ha′lx’aix·tenor, ‘killer whale’). A division of the Bellabella. Boas in Rep. Nat. Mus., 328, 1895.

Hamtsit (Hámtsīt, ‘having food’, named from an ancestor). A Bellacoola division at Talio, Brit. Col. Boas in 7th Rep. N. W. Tribes Can., 3, 1891.


Topics:
Bellabella,

Collection:
Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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