These are the varying clans of Vyklings that are spread across the Northlands. While most of the clans are on Vilkinaland, almost half of them are spread out amongst other various small islands, valleys, and moorlands in the region.
Vyk clans tend to regard one another as being completely different, even though they share the same language, religion, and culture across clans and holds. Only members of the same tribe are generally viewed as being the same “people” as another, though even within a tribe the various people may fight over causes of family, lord, or simple jealousy. Usually, each tribe has a Hold associated with it, and a single Jarl presides over each Hold (and hence, each clan). Thus, it would not be uncommon to hear something such as:
Some of the prominent Vyk clans are: