Monthly Archive: September, 2015

Chinook Jargon for 2015 (from 1892): “leftovers”

I found something that’s definitely usable in 2015, in an 1892 Chinook newspaper — it’s their “leftovers”. In previous years, I’ve read my way through every one of the 250 or so issues… Continue reading

I love you: An old love letter, and emotions, in Chinuk Wawa

One of the most frequently asked questions! “How do you say ‘I love you’ in Chinook?”  If you go Grand Ronde style, you can say “Nayka q’at mayka”.  That’s definitely romance. In the… Continue reading