Daily Archive: November 7, 2019

1853: “Lettre de monseigneur Demers, eveque de l’Ile de Vancouver”

(Don’t worry, this post is in English!) Writing a letter from the still-new settlement of Victoria (BC), a very important person in early Chinuk Wawa’s history drops in some precious samples of CW… Continue reading

Circa 1894: Polk County vs. Billy Warren of Grand Ronde

[Edited to add an excerpt from the 1971 article.] A reprinted 1971 newspaper article, by Alta Savage Cerny of Dallas, Oregon, in a local paper, recalls a Grand Ronde Indian prisoner and the… Continue reading