Daily Archive: April 14, 2016

Stoves! Another Chinook ad

From the Education & Entertainment Department: A Chinuk Wawa ad for stoves & equipment. It advises readers to write to McLennan & McFeely in Vancouver, as usual specifying how to write their address not in shorthand.… Continue reading

“Potlatch” is not Chinook for “potlatch”

This post is a polemical claim, a challenge to my readers. The realization has been building in my mind for years…Iʹm none too sure Iʹve ever seen potlatch used in Chinook Jargon to mean… Continue reading