So 2 chiefs + a priest go to Europe, pt. 49

(Previous installment here.) …kanawi kah kopa windo, pi kopa laport, pi kopa tintin haws, ukuk …everywhere from the windows, and from the doors, and from the belfries, these styuil haws chako patl kopa… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 48

“Celestin [Chillihitzia] didn’t come with us from our rock shelter; he was afraid of getting wet. He wound up getting lost…” (Previous installment here.)      Mitlait iliktrik cikcik pus klatwa sahali ukuk… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 47

(Previous installment here.)  17 more to go!  “…a good white man helped us with the prayers he said while we were in the water…” …nsaika gitop, pi nsaika aiak klatwa kopa styuil haws,… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & priest go to Europe, part 46

(Previous installment here.) <45000> iaka tilikom; pi <Vannes, 23000>; pi ukuk …it has 45,000 people; and Vannes, [with] 23,000; and this  Nant tawn, drit aias tawn, <133000> tilikom. Iawa nsaika Nantes town is… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 45

(Previous installment here.)      <Augan. x Malansac. x Nantes.>      Iawa naika mokst sistirs kilapai kopa klaska ilihi, pi nsaika     Then my two sisters went back to their hometown,… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 44

(Previous installment here.) …the porter held out his hand for a tip, and Chief Louis shook it… …drit ayu lotil mitlait kopa ukuk styuil haws, pi drit aias tlus …there were many altars… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs and a priest go to Europe, part 43

(Previous installment here.) “…several boys stared at Louis and at Celestin [Chilliheetza]. I told one boy, “We want to take six boys to our country, very far away, and herd cattle there.  Would you like to… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 42

(Previous installment here.) Two spiritual practices…      Pi klaska tlap tanas ihi: klaska wawa: Nsaika     But they [chiefs Louis & Celestin/Chilliheetza] had a bit of a laugh; they said, “We … Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 41

(Previous installment here.) Meet yet more Le Jeunes!   “…and [my nephews] Louis, and Pierre, both of these now know Chinook writing…” Iawa naika tlap mokst naika sistirs: iht iaka nim Oliv, <45>… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 40

Meet the Le Jeunes!  Leun gant sili eo ma dourruzer! (Previous installment here.)      Pi ukuk iaka iskom naika kopa iaka haws, iaka nim Marian.     And the one who took… Continue reading