Topic: Iowa

Moanahonga, An Ioway Chief

Moanahonga, which signifies Great Walker, was an Iowa brave. This brave was called by another name, Big Neck; and was known by the name of Winaugusconey.

Indian Tribes of the Southern Plains Region

The Regional Director represents the Southern Plains Region in dealing with other governmental entities and tribal entities. The Regional Director serves as the representative for the Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs with the responsibility to work toward strengthening intergovernmental assistance to all the Federally-recognized tribes under the jurisdiction of the Southern Plains Regional Office. The Southern Plains Region has two (2) Deputy Regional Directors, who work directly under the Regional Director. Dan Deerinwater, Regional Director Southern Plains Regional Office Bureau of Indian Affairs WCD Office Complex P.O. Box 368 Anadarko, OK 73005 Anadarko Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs

Iowa 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. Chedtokhanye (big buffalo bull). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa. Chedtoyine (young buffalo bull). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa. Cheghita. An Iowa gens. Its sub gentes are Nachiche, Khrahune, Khrakreye, and Khrapathan. Cheposhkeyine (swelled young buffalo bull). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the Buffalo gens of the Iowa. Cheyinye (buffalo calf). A subgens of the Arukhwa, the