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Moieties and clans of the Ongweoweh. Clans were divided into two basic moieties, group A consisting of Bear, Turtle, Beaver and Wolf. In group B were Deer, Snipe, Heron and Hawk. The clans were exogamous and in ancient times complex rules of marriage dictated who could marry whom.
* Refers to clan names that were not originally Mohawk.
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