Independent clans are elven clans that are not a part of the Elven Alliance or the Elven Nation This is often because they live in some obscure area of the world out of Contact, like the Arctic Elves or some of the Sea Elven clans. Some clans choose extreme isolation, avoiding all contact with any other race. While a few clans just do not wish to deal with the politics of other clans as well as their own.
It is hard to tell exactly how many Independent Clans there is on the Vaxian Continent but 8 clans have been recorded. Many of them are Arctic Elves : Arctic Elf Clans, and 4 are located in the Nebrak region.