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Ho Chunk Indians

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    • Hocak Indians
    • Hocank Indians
    • Hochangara Indians
    • Hochank Indians
    • Hochunk Indians
    • Nipegon Indians
    • Puant Indians
    • Winnebago Indians--Wisconsin
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    • found: Work cat.: Arndt, G. No middle ground, 2004:t.p. (Ho-Chunk)
    • found:, viewed Jun. 18, 2004:Hocaḱ, a language of USA (The official name for the people is Hock̀ Nation. 'Winnebago' is the Algonguin name)
    • found: American Indian Resource Directory, viewed Jun. 18, 2004:Northern Plains Tribes (Ho Chunk (Winnebago) Reservation)
    • found: Ho-Chunk Nation web site, viewed Jun, 18, 2004:historical abstract (Winnebago was a name given by the Sauk and Fox, who called the people Ouinepegi, or People of the Stinky Waters ... This name was heard as Winnebago by the government agents, and was the name the United States government took for the Ho Chunk people. This remained the official name of the Nation until the Constitution Reform in 1993, when the Ho Chunk reclaimed their original name ... Through various treaties, eventually all of the Wisconsin homeland was ceded, as the Ho Chunk were removed to various scattered parcels of land. Throughout eleven removals, the Ho Chunk continued to return to Wisconsin. Finally, the United States government allowed the Ho Chunk to exchange their South Dakota reservation for lands near the more friendly Omahas of Nebraska, who willingly released part of their reservation so that the Ho Chunks could become their neighbors. The Nation split, with part of the tribe returning to Wisconsin, and part moving to the reservation in Nebraska. Those tribal members who stayed in Nebraska on the reservation are today known as the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska)
    • found: Phone call to the Ho Chunk tribal elders, Jun. 18, 2004(The Winnebago tribe ancestral homeland was in Wisconsin. They were moved by the United States Government to Nebraska. The Winnebago Indians who remained in Nebraska are called Winnebago. The Indians who returned to Wisconsin, took on the ancestral name of Ho Chunk in 1993)
    • found: WWW, Aug. 10, 2004(Ho Chunk; Hocak; Hocank; Hochank; Hochunk; Nipegon; Puant)
  • LC Classification

    • E99.W7
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-08-11: new
    • 2005-07-08: revised
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