Daily Archive: December 4, 2017

Chief Joseph’s words to me, and what I think they mean

Closing an address to a convention of bankers, Edmund S. Meaney, University of Washington professor of history, reminisced:

Moses-Columbia Indian Reservation, 1883

A trip through the onetime “Moses Reservation” (Columbia Indian Reservation), Washington Territory, in July & August of 1883 turns up all the Chinuk Wawa we’d expect  from Salish people there and then (hayuuu)…