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Conąkewįga (Blue Back Woman) Baptiste (abt. 1853)

Conąkewįga Baptiste formerly Blue Back Woman
Born about in Minnesota Territory, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Mother of
Died [date unknown] in Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jan 2020
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Conąkewįga (Blue Back Woman) Baptiste was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Birth

Conąkewįga was born about 1853.

Name

John Baptiste's mother was named as Cho-na-ka-we-gah, which is for Conąkewįga, "Blue Back Woman." (Marriage Rec.) This name is found in both the Bear and Wolf Clans. It derives from, co, "a color that spans the spectrum from green to blue"; nąké, "back part of anything; back of a human body"; -wį-, a feminine gender infix; -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names."

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