Xą̄wįcóga Greengrass
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Xą̄wįcóga Greengrass (abt. 1828)

Xą̄wįcóga Greengrass
Born about in Wisconsin, Michigan Territorymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Oct 2019
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Xą̄wįcóga Greengrass was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Birth

Greengrass was born in 1828. (1905 census)

Name

The 1905 census gives his Hocąk name as Ha Win Cho Kah, which is for Xą́wicóga, which just means "Green Grass." The word is from xą̄wį́, "grass of any kind, hay, straw, alfalfa, plant"; , the color spanning the spectrum from green through blue; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.

Sources

  • 1905 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 24. 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.


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