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Elder Hawk Cetan Hunka
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Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 26, 1862
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA

Mdewakanton Dakota warrior who fought in the US-Dakota War of 1862. The meaning of his Dakota name is Elder Hawk or Honored Hawk. Alternate spellings and translations of his name include Chay-tow-hoow-ka "Parent Hawk," Cetankunka or Cetan-hunka "The parent pigeon hawk", C hay ton hoon ka "Elder Hawk".


Sources:

Whiting and Ruggles Report, Case No. 342. Chay-ton-hoon-ka. Proved to have been one of a party that committed the massacres at Beaver Creek. 
 
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 Children:
  Benedict Ricke (1870 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dakota (Sioux) Memorial - 1862
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Cindy K. Coffin
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47615807
<i>Elder Hawk</i> Cetan Hunka
Added by: Cindy K. Coffin
 
<i>Elder Hawk</i> Cetan Hunka
Added by: Cindy K. Coffin
 
<i>Elder Hawk</i> Cetan Hunka
Added by: Cindy K. Coffin
 
 
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