Urban housing with Chinuk Wawa names


Image credit: streetroots.org

Chinuk Wawa makes more and more appearances in the present-day Pacific Northwest.

Here’s a news article about an organization that runs urban housing projects in Portland named in CW, here with the English translations provided by the reporter:

  • Kah Sun Chako House ‘East House’
  • Mamook Tokatee ‘Make Beautiful’
  • Nesika Illahee ‘Our Place’
  • Hayu Tilixam ‘Many Nations’

Great to see!

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