The last thing I posted on this topic was an all-time hit, for my site. (See ”Mocking Haida song lyrics in Chinuk Wawa“.) Here’s more Haida Chinook songs: “Chinook Love Song” from… Continue reading
A chief uses his influence to persuade other Native leaders to modernize their people with Chinook literacy. Istir Sondi. Shugar Kin Naika Wiam taii kopa Shugar Kin Naika mamuk ukuk pipa kopa maika… Continue reading
<Rev. L.N. St Onge.> Aias lili iaka sik Pir Sint Onsh, kakwa wik kata iaka mamuk pipa kopa msaika. Iaka yutl tomtom kopa msaika. Tlus kanawi msaika mamuk hilp iaka kopa styuil. “For… Continue reading
From Kamloops Wawa #115 (April 1894):
Have you taken it?
Something that eventually occurred to Father Le Jeune, once he had gotten 500+ people literate in Chinook shorthand… They needed to be told to keep their Kamloops Wawa clean and dry. This is not,… Continue reading