7 Cherokee Clans: Wild Potato

7 Cherokee Clans: The Wild Potato Clan

The Cherokee are a matrilineal society.  Children belong to their mother’s clan.

#5: THE WILD POTATO CLAN

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Also known as the Raccoons or Blind Savannah, the Wild Potato Clan are foragers and gatherers.  They collect wild potatoes from the edges of streams, a staple food that is pounded into flour for bread.  The Wild Potato Clan also pick nuts, berries, and edible plants.   

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