Chilkat 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.

Hlukahadi. A division of the Raven phratry of the Chilkat, formerly living in the town of Yendestake, Alaska. According to the Chilkat themselves the name means quick people, but according to in formants at Wrangell, ‘people of Hlukak’ (Łuqā′x), a creek near Wrangell.


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

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