Hard hardwood, creolization, deviltree, and pissed-off voyageurs

Ah, some deviltree! Just in time for Halloweeeen! ūüôā qŐď…ôŐĀl-qŐď…ôl stiŐĀk:¬† Literally ‘hard-hard wood’. Finding this in C. Snow’s field notes¬†with the¬†meaning ‘oak’, I checked his sometimes¬†interesting CJ phonetics against the¬†Grand Ronde¬†dictionary. Surprising… Continue reading