Daily Archive: February 18, 2019

Indian vs. Chinaman

The “[Denis] Kearney logic” that the writer accuses today’s Indigenous speaker of is a late-1800’s “build the wall” paranoia about China…expressed in Chinook Jargon!

Medicine Man’s Success

Women play a key role in two episodes recounted by an overeducated post-frontier central Washington farmer, who quotes Moses-Columbia Salish people’s Chinuk Wawa words.