In 1832 he was living in his father's village, Lower Barribault [Baraboo] Village, No. 1 (43.528053, -89.572360), near Portage in Columbia County. He was living with two adult women and 8 children. His annuity was $40.56.
"In 1836, the Indians had the misfortune of losing the best of their chiefs, Scha-chip-ka-ka [Čaxšépsgaga], or De-kau-ry. His death occurred April 20, at the age of ninety, at his village ... He was succeeded by his son, called by the whites Little De-kau-ry, whose Indian name was Cha-ge-ka-ka; and he did not long survive, dying six months after his father. He was succeeded by his brother, Ho-pe-ne-scha-ka [Xopį́nįskága], or White French."
In a famous incident, Mą́zᵋmąnį́ga shot the interpreter Pauquette. "Lieutenant Hooe refused to go into the lodge to take the Indian; the chief, White French, went and brought him out, then they took him across in a scow; the body of Pauquette being also taken over."
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