How do you say “church” in Chinook Jargon? I’m glad to be asked such an interesting question. It’s actually hard to find a word for “church” in Chinook. Makes me think. Most of… Continue reading
June 5, 2014: Chachalu. Chinuk Wawa singing and everything else! Come celebrate this milestone for Grand Ronde cultural preservation.
In the Practical Heiltsuk-English Dictionary by John Rath, there’s this word: bisaús for a cannery. There have certainly been canneries in that area (Bella Bella, BC). But I have some acquaintance with the… Continue reading