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Blanche Decorah (abt. 1890)

Blanche Decorah
Born about in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2020
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Blanche was Ho-Chunk.

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Biography

Birth

Blanche was born about 1890. She is the daughter of Sam Decorra and Mary Little John.

Name

Her Hocąk birth order name was ENoKaHoNoKah (1905 census), which is for Hinąkéxųnųga, normally the name for the fifth (McKern) or sixth born (HL) female, but here being used, apparently, for the fourth born girl.

Sources

  • 1905 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 5. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1913 Indian census; Roll: M595_570; Line: 16; Agency: Tomah Ind School. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • W. C. McKern, Winnebago Notebook (1927) from the Milwaukee Public Museum.
  • HL — Learner’s Dictionary, Hocąk–English/English–Hocąk, edd. Johannes Helmbrecht and Christian Lehmann. Arbeitspapiere des Seminars für Sprachwissenschaft der Universität Erfurt Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, no. 21. 2d ed. (Erfurt: the Editors, May, 2006).


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