Daily Archive: February 15, 2021

When did Chinookan ideophones come into CW?

hayu masi to Henry Zenk for a comment that brought this question to mind.

One scholar’s commentary on Gibbs using CW in N. California

Click to access ucp014-004.pdf Here’s one expert who concludes Indian Commissioner Redick McKee’s use of George Gibbs as a Chinuk Wawa interpreter with NW California tribes was, well, Redick-ulous 🙂