Daily Archive: June 27, 2020

1938: Rankin, “Frontier Days” of a cowboy

M. Wilson Rankin (1857-1938), originally from Pennsylvania, was a pioneer cowboy of Colorado & Wyoming…

1888: Indian stabbing affray — Englished Chinook

Here’s a late-frontier find that’s out of the ordinary: dialogue cited as occurring in Chinuk Wawa, but delivered only in translation.