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Fanny Cewįxųnųga (Little Buffalo Cow) Walking Day (abt. 1878)

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Fanny Cewįxųnųga "Belle" Walking Day formerly Little Buffalo Cow aka Wolf
Born about in Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1913 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] in Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 21 Feb 2020 | Created 9 Jan 2020
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Fanny (Little Buffalo Cow) Walking Day was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Birth

Fanny was born about 1878.

Name

After her marriage to Charles Walking Day, the censuses generally referred to her as "Mrs. John Wolf," while listing her as the wife of Charley. In the 1925 Indian census she is referred to as "Mrs. John Little Wolf." The name "Fanny Wolf" occurs in a number of censuses in which she is living alone. However, in the 1920 Federal census, she is called "Belle."

Her clan name was Chae-win-kho-no-kaw (1906 census), which is for Cewįxųnųga, from ce, "buffalo"; -wį, a feminine gender suffix (> cewį, female buffalo, buffalo cow"); xųnų, "little, young"; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names. This is, obviously, a Buffalo Clan name.

Marriages

She was married to John Little Wolf, sometimes called "John Wolf". After she was (presumably) widowed, she lived alone next to Charley Day Walker for a number of years, then married him.

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