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