Hųwąskaga was born about 1805.
"White Elk" is an attested Elk Clan name. In Hocąk it is Hųwąskaga, from hųwą, "elk"; ska, "white"; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names. However, Lurie says of this name, "Clan uncertain, may be Elk or Deer, but Thunder Clan includes some elk names." (Lurie, 68, #97)
A person named "White Elk" signed the Treaty of 1832. (Lurie, 68, #97)
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