Bellabella Tribe

Bellabella Indians, Bellabella People, Bellabella First Nation (an Indian corruption of Milbank taken back into English). The popular mame of an important Kwakiutl tribe living on Milbank sound., British Cololumbia. Their septs or subtribes are Kokaitk Oetlitk Oealitk The following clans are given: Wikoktenok (Eagle) Koetenok (Raven) Halhaiktenole (Killerwhale) Pop. 330 in 1901. The language […]

Bellabella Tribe Read More »

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

Bellabella Indian Clans, Bands and Gens Read More »

Scroll to Top