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The following are the gentes of the Siha-sapa or Blackfeet as given by
Peji or John Grass, in 1880: 1, Siha-sapa-qtca, Real Blackfeet. 2,
Kanxi-cun-pegnaka (Kangi-sun-pegnaka), Wears-raven-feathers-in-the-hair.
3, Glagla-hetca (Glagla-heca), Untidy, slovenly (Too lazy to tie their
moccasins). 4, Wajaje (Wazaze; Kill Eagle's band; named affcer Kill
Eagle's father, who was a Wajaje of the Oglala tribe). 5, Hohe, Asiniboin.
6, Wamnuxa-oin (Wamnuga-oin), Shell-ear-pendant. In 1884 Reverend H. Swift
obtained the following from Waanatan or Charger as the true list of
Siha-sapa gentes: 1, Ti-zaptan (Ti-zaptan), Five lodges. 2,
Siha-sapa-qtca, Heal Blackfeet. 3, Hohe, Asiniboin. 4, Kanxi-cun-pegnaka
(as above). 5, Wajaje (as above). 6, Wamnuxa-oin (as above). Mr Swift
stated that there was no Siha-sapa division called Glagla-hetca.





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