Shmamaiam, a newfound word of Chinuk Wawa (and Secwepemctsín)

Shmamaiam means “catechism”. There’s already more than one word for that in Chinook Jargon. Around Kamloops they typically used either katikism from local English or likatishism from the Oblate missionary priests’ French. Now, you wouldn’t know it,… Continue reading