abakar20 wrote:i remember hearing about a rahanweyn clan which is mixed with isaaq? can you elaborate?
According to the Lineage
The 'Habar Yoonis' or 'Said Garxajis' (also 'Habar Younis') is a Somali clan, part of the larger Isaaq group. Habar is the maternal grouping in the Somali tribal segmentations. Said Garxajis married, from the Daarood sub-clan, Geri Koombe(Aba-Yoonis). The most numerous Said Garxajis are from his Daarood (Aba-Yoonis) wife and hence the maternal segment's name. Also included in Habar Yoonis Maternal side is the Eliye of the Isa clan, the Habar Yusuf of the Samaron clan, and finally the Harti sub-clan of the Abgaal and Sacad sub-clan of the Habar Gedir, both of which comprise of the larger Hawiye clan. As well, the Sheikhal, Saleebaan, and Ceyr of the Hawiye, the Ashraaf clan of the Rahanweyn? are also included. The The Reer Isaaq sub-clan of the Ogaden and the Reer Abokor sub-clan of Garhajis are both included, in the Habar Yoonis.
The Habar Yoonis is a sub-clan of the Sheik Isaaq bin Hashim Clan. They are famous for being the only sub-clan in Somaliland that has a sizable population in all the cities of Somaliland and Ethopia's Somali region. One of the ancestral cities of the Habar Yoonis is Burco and the Aroori plain, which they still inhabit and control to a great degree