Coming soon: Keizer peace poles, with Chinuk Wawa

Heads up — you’ll be seeing more Chinuk Wawa in public in Keizer, Oregon soon.

peace pole

(Image credit: Keizer Times)

According to an article in the Keizer Times (click here to read it), the local Public Arts Commission and the City Council have given the go-ahead for installing “peace poles” in 4 public parks this summer.

Among the languages conveying the message, “May peace prevail on earth”,  will be Chinuk Wawa.

The article reports that the Jargon message will be provided by a member of the Grand Ronde Tribes.

What do you think?