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Chinook Jargon Asks Taft

It’s useful to distinguish types of Chinuk Wawa texts (and those in any language) by their setting, author, and audience…

1888: Teddy Roosevelt spoke Chinuk Wawa! In the Kootenays!

For real? Yet another US bigwig involved with Jargon?!

Grand Ronde Chinuk Wawa in the “Kalapuya Texts” (part 5: Social relations)

We’ve been looking at known Chinuk Wawa words from early Grand Ronde speakers of K’alapuya tribal affiliation…

“Golden Potlatch” song in Chinuk Wawa

You know sparks will fly. A Jargon song, and lots of other Olympic Peninsula Chinook Jargon recollections, from an early settler who styled himself “The Patriarch”.