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 actual meaning of Winnebago is “people of the dirty water.” That might sound like a joke because of the camping aspect, but it’s actually the name of a Native American tribe who lived around Wisconsin’s Fox River, known for being muddy (the river, not the people).
Settled in permanent villages of dome-shaped wickiups (wigwams), the Ho – Chunk cultivated corn (maize), squash, beans, and tobacco. They also participated in communal bison hunts on the prairies to the southwest. Ha-zah-zoch-kah (Branching Horns), a Winnebago Indian.
Traditionally, the Ho – Chunk lived in a single large village or a few large villages in the Lake Winnebago area, building substantial rectangular houses. From these, the people made forays out to other parts of their territory for hunting and gathering specific resources.
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”.
1a: a Siouan people in eastern Wisconsin south of Green Bay. b: a member of such people. 2: the language of the Winnebago people.
Winnebago Industries, Inc., is an American manufacturer of motorhomes, a type of recreational vehicle (RV), in the United States. It is based in Forest City, Iowa. On June 4, 2018, the company expanded into motorboat manufacturing with the acquisition of Chris -Craft Corporation. Winnebago Industries.
John K. Hanson, an indefatigable entrepreneur who built Winnebago Industries into a leading mobile home manufacturer, died on Thursday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn. He was 88 and lived in Forest City, Iowa.
Designed around the Ford® Power Stroke® diesel engine, the Winnebago ® Fuse® comfortably accommodates up to four adults in a nimble, fuel-efficient package. Two surprisingly roomy, slideout-equipped floorplans come complete with a full galley, entertainment system, and a full bath with a shower.
That’s because there are no craps tables at Ho – Chunk. Servers at Ho – Chunk circulate around the casino with free drinks, as in Vegas, but unlike Vegas, the free drinks are soft.
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.
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 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 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.
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