Daily Archive: November 5, 2015

Tate’s Chinook/Tsimshian hymn

Good old C.M. Tate, the missionary who gave you the spectacularly odd and rather rare “St Marks Kloosh Yiem Kopa Nesika Savious Jesus Christ“, also left this behind: Chinook Hymn  “Nothing but the… Continue reading

Mocking Haida song lyrics in Chinuk Wawa

A Haida mocking song in Chinook Jargon. From Rolf Knight, “Indians at Work: An Informal History of Native Labour in British Columbia 1858-1930“. An aside about Haida fishermen and cannery workers who journeyed… Continue reading