"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)
Linda M. Waggoner, “Starring Red Wing!: The Incredible Career of Lilian M. St. Cyr, the First Native American Film Star (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019) 17.
Nancy Oestreich Lurie, "A Check List of Treaty Signers by Clan Affiliation," Journal of the Wisconsin Indians Research Institute, 2, #1 (June, 1966): 50-73.