Ranch tales: The origin of the Chinook language By Ken Mather – Vernon Morning Star Published: July 22, 2011 1:00 AM ‘Early B.C. cowboys were allegedly masters of three languages, English, Chinook and profane… As one… Continue reading
…Supposedly! Area’s largest planned housing project set to open after long delay ‘Two decades after it was conceived, Western Washington’s largest planned community will open this summer. It will be called Tehaleh, though Pierce County… Continue reading
Treasure trove of Christmas tradition at Alberni museum Alberni Valley Museum curator Kirsten Smith cups a vintage pear shaped ornament from the museum’s collection. WAWMEESH G. HAMILTON/Alberni Valley News By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton – Alberni… Continue reading
Thank you, Google Books. This 1890 find may be one of the earliest uses of the phrase ‘Nootka Jargon’. It’s also interesting for what it says about Chinuk Wawa.
Kowrach, Edward J. 1992. “Mie. Charles Pandosy, O.M.I.: A missionary of the Northwest.” Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon. Kowrach was a priest (which order?) who lived in Veradale–the Spokane Valley–in Washington state. I was… Continue reading
Press coverage of independent Chinuk Wawa revitalization: Read about ‘Urban Scout’.