Ho-chunk men wore a breechclout and leggings, and sometimes a shirt as well. Women wore a tunic-like deerskin dress. In cold weather, they also wore buffalo robes. Like most Native Americans, the Ho-chunks wore moccasins on their feet.
The Winnebago lived in the vicinity of Green Bay in northeastern Wisconsin. The most powerful tribe in the region, they dominated the western shore of Lake Michigan from Upper Michigan to southern Wisconsin.
The Ho – Chunk settled on a territory between Lake Winnebago almost to the Mississippi River and south of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers down to the Rock River. Like other Wisconsin tribes, they engaged in the fur trade with French and later British traders.
The Ho-Chunk language ( Hoocąk, Hocąk ), also known as Winnebago, is the traditional language of the Ho-Chunk (or Winnebago ) nation of Native Americans in the United States. The language is part of the Siouan language family, and is closely related to the languages of the Iowa, Missouri, and Oto.
The Menominee (/məˈnɑːməˌni/; also spelled Menomini, derived from the Ojibwe language word for “Wild Rice People”; known as Mamaceqtaw, “the people”, in the Menominee language) are a federally recognized nation of Native Americans, with a 353.894 sq mi (916.581 km2) reservation in Wisconsin.
Their native name is Ho – Chunk (or Hoocạk), which has been variously translated as “sacred voice” or “People of the Big Voice,” meaning mother tongue, as in they originated the Siouan language family. They usually refer to themselves as Hoocąk-waaziija-hači meaning “sacred voice people of the Pines”.
ō’mə-hô’, -hä’ Filters. A member of a Native American people inhabiting northeast Nebraska since the late 1600s. The Omaha are closely related to the Ponca in language and history.
Winnebago has also manufactured light-to-medium utility vehicles as well as other products. The company is named after Winnebago County, where it is located. The county is named after the Native American tribe who have historically lived in the area. Winnebago Industries.
The Ho – Chunk — formerly called the Winnebago — are members of a Siouan-speaking tribe who were established in Wisconsin at the time of French contact in the 1630s. The oral traditions of the tribe, particularly the Thunderbird clan, state that the Ho – Chunk originated at the Red Banks on Green Bay.
The Ho – Chunk were involved in the Black Hawk War of 1832 (see Black Hawk), after which most members of the tribe were removed by the U.S. government to Iowa and later to Missouri and to South Dakota. The larger body of Ho – Chunk later moved back to Wisconsin, where, from 1875, they remained.
The seat of government for the Menominee Tribe is located approximately 45 miles northwest of Green Bay, Wisconsin, on the Menominee Indian Reservation, in the Village of Keshena.
1a: a Siouan people in eastern Wisconsin south of Green Bay. b: a member of such people. 2: the language of the Winnebago people.
Wisconsin is home to 11 federally recognized tribes: Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Ho-Chunk Nation, Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin, Oneida Nation, Forest County Potawatomi, Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior