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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
(Potawatomi).

Location: Originally what is now Michigan, US; driven through the Midwest.

Language: Wakashan is an Algic language in the Algonquian stock.

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Related categories 2

Four Directions Institute: Sac/Fox
Tribal profile, timeline, and links.
Sac and Fox Indian Tribe (Mesquaki-Sauk)
Language, culture, history and genealogy.
Wikipedia: Sac
Brief article on the tribe including history and the Sac clan system.
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