What treaties did the Ho-Chunk Nation sign with the United States?

The Ho-Chunk were one of the signatories of the 1825 Prairie du Chien Treaty along with the Ojibwe, the Indians of the Illinois River, the Santee Dakota (also called the Sioux), and the Sauk and Fox. These tribes thus agreed to boundaries created between them.

How many Ho-Chunk members are there?

Welcome Visitors to the Ho-Chunk Nation. We are a proud Nation of 7849 Tribal Members. We are legendary and have been on these lands for over three ice ages. Our cultural ways, songs and stories guide us with values of how to respect the land, the animals and how to live in balance with nature.

What do the Ho-Chunk call themselves?

Formerly known as the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe, they changed their name to “Ho-Chunk Nation” to take back their traditional Siouan name. They also call themselves Wonkshieks – “First People of the Old Island”. They are the largest of the tribes.

What is Treaty Day in Washington State?

On January 22, 1855, both sides who signed the Point Elliott Treaty promised to live by it forever — for all future generations. Treaty Day is an important part of ALL of our history. It is not a Lummi Nation event.

When was the formal end of assimilation and termination as federal Indian policy?

Though the act was passed in 1954, it was not until April 30, 1961, that they were officially terminated.

Who is the leader of Ho-Chunk?

President Marlon WhiteEagle
Ho-Chunk Nation President Marlon WhiteEagle believes in transparency and with his periodic video messages, informing the people of progress within the Nation and any upcoming activities.

How do you say thank you in Ho-Chunk?

Most Ho-chunk people speak English today, but some people, especially elders, also speak their native Ho-chunk language. If you’d like to know a few easy Ho-chunk words, “haho” (pronounced hah-hoh) is a friendly greeting, and “pinagigi” (pronounced pee-nah-gee-gee) means ‘thank you.

What language do Ho-Chunk speak?

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.

Who signed the Treaty of Point Elliott?

Signatories to the Treaty of Point Elliott included Chief Seattle (si’áb Si’ahl) and Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens. Representatives from the Duwamish, Suquamish, Snoqualmie, Snohomish, Lummi, Skagit, Swinomish, (in order of signing) and other tribes also signed.