• “Once upon a time it started to get hot and it didn’t rain for a long time.” (Bill O’Brien, Hoocąk)
  • “They went over there where the tree was and they were wondering which way the tree is going to fall.” (George Stacy, Hoocąk)
  • “My parents used to say, when the Hoocąk language is lost the world will end.” (Preston Thompson, Hoocąk)
  • “The Hocank language is real sacred.”
    (Preston Thompson, Hoocąk)