Buy Now. Empathy Haokah Native American Empath Sacred Clown Graphic Print. Please see our other Empathy Shirts For Empaths for different colors and designs. The haokah (also spelled “heyoka,” “heyokha”) is a kind of sacred clown in the culture of the Lakota people of the Great Plains of North America. The haokah is a contrarian, jester, and satirist, who speaks, moves and reacts in an opposite fashion to the people around them.