Santiam 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.

Chanchampenau. The Lakmiut name of a Santiam band formerly living E. of Willamette r., Oregon.

Chanchantu. The Lakmiut name of a former Santiam band in Oregon.

Chantkaip. The Lakmiut name of a Santiam band formerly living below the junction of the Santiam forks, Oregon.


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

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