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Xą́wičóga Greengrass was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.
The 1905 census has the following entry: 412. Ha Win Cho Kah, Greengrass, male, Father, 77.
The name Hawinchokah is for Xą́wičóga, which just means "Green Grass." The word is from xą́wi, "grass of any kind, hay, straw, alfalfa, plant"; čó, the color spanning the spectrum from green through blue; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.
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. November 1905; Roll: M595_671; Line: 2.