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Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Songs” (Part 13, the finale)

We finish up with two last Chinook Jargon songs, plus a Tlingit mystery bonus.

Re-evaluating Boas’s “Chinook Songs” (Part 12)

As we near the home stretch, we find some serious revisions necessary…

Re-evaluating Boas’s “Chinook Songs” (Part 11)

We’re in the home stretch, folks! One of today’s songs needs a drastic re-interpretation…

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Texts” (Part 10)

There’s some very good translation by Franz Boas here…

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Songs” (Part 9)

Our case keeps solidifying…

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Songs” (part 8)

The theme keeps solidifying, of Franz Boas’s excellent skill at making out the gist of an Indigenous text.

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Texts” (Part 7)

Today’s installment of this mini-series brings us a Chinook song that’s my favorite of the bunch due to its humour…

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Songs” (Part 6)

Discoveries about Chinuk Wawa since 1888 show that there’s a lot more happening in these songs than Dr. Boas’s article recognized. 

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Songs” (part 5)

The takeaway here is that it’s a good thing we’re examining these song lyrics in light of Chinook Jargon knowledge acquired since 1888.

Re-evaluating Boas’s 1888 “Chinook Texts” (Part 4)

Spoiler alert…