Helmbrecht and Lehmann's List of Hočąk Moons

Hočąk Moon Month
Hųšwíčonįwi First Bear Month, January
Hų́čwiroágnį Last Bear Month, February
Wakéhikirúxewi Racoon Mating Month, March
Horóhigįnį́nįwi Fish Spawning Month, April
Mą́įtawúshiwi Earth Drying Month, May
Mą́įra'ų́wi, Mą́įna'ų́wi Cultivating Month, June
Waxóčra wi Corn Tasseling Month, July*
Watajóxwi Corn Tasseling Month, August*
Hųwą́jukwi Elk Call Month, September
Čamą́hinąǧówi, Čamą́įnąǧówi Deer Digging Ground Month, October
Čáikirúxewi Deer Mating Month, November
Čahéwakšų́wi Deer Antler Shedding Month, December
*these two months are given the same translation.

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Source

Learner’s Dictionary, Hočąk–English/English–Hočąk, edd. Johannes Helmbrecht and Christian Lehmann. Arbeitspapiere des Seminars für Sprachwissenschaft der Universität Erfurt Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, no. 21. 2d ed. (Erfurt: the Editors, May, 2006).