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1893: Newly discovered — more Betseyannspikes

“She” spoke really good Chinuk Wawa, and “Deer Ed.” didn’t need to translate it for his readers.

“Sweet BetseyAnnSpikes” :) (Part 5 of 7)

It’s been weeks since I published the previous installment in this mini-series, but #5 is worth the wait:

1893-1897: Sweet “BetseyAnnSpikes” :) (Part 4 of 7)

The muse of the Oregon coast is back…

1893-1897: Sweet “BetseyAnnSpikes” :) (Part 3 of 7) (a Grand Ronde connection?)

To read previous installments of Betseyannspikes’s correspondence, click here.

1893-1897: Sweet “BetseyAnnSpikes” :) (Part 2 of 7)

Next in our mini-series…

1893-1897: Sweet “BetseyAnnSpikes” :) (Part 1 of 7)

American newspapers in the late 1800s loved to publish letters from people living at the fringes of their circulation area, as a way of getting news for free.

1883, Goldendale WA: From the faithful Lucy (a drag queen)

How is today’s writer like sweet Betseyannspikes?

1850s: Tyee John hias cumtux

What would you think of seeing samples of how southwest Oregon Natives talked Jargon before they were forced to the brand-new Grand Ronde Reservation?

“Sweet BetseyAnn Spikes” :) (part 7 of 7)

#7 is the last in our mini-series on this charming pseudonymous character.

“Sweet BetseyAnn Spikes” :) (part 6 of 7)

BetseyAnn Spikes (a dude) makes a penultimate appearance…