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Forrest E. Green (1950 - 2014)

Forrest E. Green
Born in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
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Died at age 64 in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jun 2020
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Forrest was Ho-Chunk.




Forrest was born in 1950. He was the son of Jacob Green and Lula Mae Russell.


His Hocąk name is rendered on his memorial plaque as NA MA CE KURUS. This is for Nąmące K’uruska, a name in the Bird "Clan" (Upper Moiety), from nąmące, "warclub"; k’urus, kurús, "to take back, to take back with"; and -ka, a definite article suffix used in personal names. The name means, therefore, "He who has Taken His Warclub." (Dorsey)

Military Service

Forrest served off the coast of Vietnam in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. (Find a Grave)


He passed away in 2014 and is buried at Blue Wing Cemetery, Tomah, Monroe County, Wisconsin, USA. (Find a Grave)


  • Rev. James Owen Dorsey, "Winnebago Gentes, including Personal Names Belonging to each Gens" (National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution: T.D., 1878-79?), cat. #4800 DORSEY PAPERS, Winnebago (319).
  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 22 June 2020), memorial page for Forrest E Green (4 May 1950–1 Oct 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 198515133, citing Blue Wing Cemetery, Tomah, Monroe County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 47268792) .

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