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Cudie (Day) Decorah (abt. 1871)

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Cudie Decorah formerly Day
Born about in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 21 Feb 2020 | Created 18 Feb 2020
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Cudie (Day) Decorah was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.




Cudie was born about 1871. (1910 census) In the 1930 and 1940 censuses, her son Russius stated that she was born in Wisconsin.


Her Hocąk clan name was ChayChoNeWinKah, which is for Cecōnį́wįga, "First Buffalo Woman," a Buffalo Clan name. It is from ce, "buffalo"; cōnį́, "first, foremost,"; -wį-, a feminine gender infix; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.

In the 1910 census her name is given as "Cudie Day". "Day" is the Hocąk name Hąpka.


She was still alive as of the 1 April 1931 census.


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