We are super excited to debut this new collection at the Cherokee Holiday this year.
The Cherokee were a matriarchal society, clan membership comes down on the mother's side of the family.
Each Clan had it's special attributes. You can read more about them on the individual clan pages.
How do I know what Clan I belong to?
This list is not complete but includes some of the examples of last names and the clans they are associated with.
You can find a longer list here.
Ah-ni-ga-to-ge-wi or Wild Potato Clan
Ah-ni-gi-lo(la)-hi or Long Hair Clan
Ah-ni-(k)a-wi or Deer Clan
Ah-ni-tsi-sk-wa or Red Tailed Hawk Clan
Ah-ni-sa-ho-ni or Blue (Blue Holly) Clan
Ah-ni-wo-di or Paint Clan
Ani'-Wah' Ya or Wolf Clan