Wanįkšucka was born about 1842. (1905, 1911 censuses)
The censuses give his Hocąk name as Wa-nik-shum-chum-kah, which is a corrupted form of Wanįkšucka, from wanįk, "bird"; šuc, "red"; and -ka, a definite article suffix used in personal names. This is an Upper Moiety name that was made into the surname of his descendants.
Marriage and Children
He married Rachel (Ha-so-ne-win-kah) (b. 1857). The 1905 census show his children to have been:
Frank (Ha-kah-kah = Hagaga) (b. 1882) m. Louisa (E-noo-ka-kah = Hinugaga) (b. 1880)
1905 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 4. 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.