Sauk and Fox
Plains culture. Two distinct tribes with nearly identical languages who politically merged.
Alternate Names/Spellings: Sauk-Fox, Sac and Fox
Sauk: Osakiwuk, Asakiwaki Osawkee, Saki, Saque, Sawkee.
Fox: Meshwahkihaki, Mequakie, Meskwaki, Meskwakihuk, Meskwakihugi, Meshkwahkihaki,
Called by other Native Americans
Sauk: Hotinestakon (Onondaga), Osaugee (Ojibwe), Quatokeronon (Huron), Satoeronnon
(Huron), Zake (Dakota), and Zagi (Winnebago).
Fox: Outagamie or Odugameeg (Ojibwe), Beshdeke (Dakota), Skenchioe (Iroquois),
Skaxshurunu (Wyandot), Skenchiohronon (Huron), Mshkwa'kitha (Shawnee), Tochewahcoo (Arikara), Wacereke (Winnebago), and Wakusheg
Location: Originally what is now Michigan, US; driven through the Midwest.
Language: Wakashan is an Algic language in the Algonquian stock.