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Wakąjaziwewįga (Traveling Yellow Thunder) Rave (abt. 1840)

Wakąjaziwewįga Rave formerly Traveling Yellow Thunder aka Grant
Born about [location unknown]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1916 (to 1917) in Nebraska, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] in Thurston, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Nov 2020
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Wakąjaziwewįga was Ho-Chunk.

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Biography

Birth

Wakąjaziwewįga was born about 1840. (censuses)

Name

The 1898 census gives her Hocąk name as Wa-kon-jar-ze-we-win-kaw, which is for Wakąjaziwewįga, "Traveling Yellow Thunderbird", from Wakąjá, "Thunderbird"; zi, "yellow, brown"; we, "to persist, keep after; to go around, to travel"; -wį-, a feminine gender infix; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names. This is, of course, a Thunderbird Clan name.

Marriages

She was formerly married to U. S. Grant (1898 census) , and afterwards, to John Rave. (1917 census) John was living alone in 1915 (census), but by 30 June 1916 was married to Mrs. U. S. Grant. (census)

Sources

  • 1898 Indian census; Roll: M595_312; Page: 24; Line: 26; Agency: Omaha & Winnebago. 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.
  • 1915 census; Roll: M595_665; Line: 9; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1916 Indian census; Roll: M595_665; Line: 8; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1917 Indian census; Roll: M595_665; Page: 45; Line: 15; Agency: Winnebago. 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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