Daily Archive: April 16, 2013

VOVA!

Among the few (but increasing number of) websites where you can practice your Chinook Jargon, is VOVA. That’s the Vocal & Verbal Arts Archives. ¬†They’re a nonprofit working for language documentation and revitalization;… Continue reading

Northwest nerdery: Soccer + Chinook Jargon

Northwest nerdery: soccer + Chinook Jargon… Portland Timbers fans holding up banners during the national anthem before a match: “TIMBERS HIAS SKOOKUM” (it’s a chant, too) “WHITECAPS HIAS CULTUS” “SOUNDERS HIAS MESACHIE” “TIMBERS… Continue reading