So 2 chiefs + a priest go to Europe, part 53

(Previous installment here.) The Vatican […]klaska mamuk tintin Lisash kanawi kopa tanas son, pi iaka […]rang the whole Angelus in the morning, and it drit aias tlus kolan ukuk. was beautiful to hear… Continue reading

Audio: Early Ellensburg settlers talking Chinook

I’m excited to post this link to a LONG audio recording of Jargon right away.   I expect I’ll say more about it & transcribe it later. — Dave “CWU Library Lectures: In… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 52

(Previous installment here.) …nsaika pi kopa nsaika tanas. <x> Iawa Pospilat mamuk cim …us and on our hands!” Then Pontius Pilate wrote [the order] pus ShK mimlus kopa lakrwa. <x> Tlun tatilam pi… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs and a priest go to Europe, part 51

(Previous installment here.) “We saw a big stone building, called the Coliseum” Ukuk Shinova tawn iaka <151> kilomitir saia kopa Vintimil. <x> Mokst This Genoa town is 151 kilometres away from Ventimiglia. For… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs + a priest go to Europe: part 50

(Previous installment here.)   solt shok. Drit aias tlus tawn ukuk Marsiii tawn, mitlait ayu aias ocean. It’s a really beautiful town, this Marseille town; there are lots of tlus styuil haws; pi… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs + a priest go to Europe, pt. 49

(Previous installment here.) …kanawi kah kopa windo, pi kopa laport, pi kopa tintin haws, ukuk …everywhere from the windows, and from the doors, and from the belfries, these styuil haws chako patl kopa… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 48

“Celestin [Chillihitzia] didn’t come with us from our rock shelter; he was afraid of getting wet. He wound up getting lost…” (Previous installment here.)      Mitlait iliktrik cikcik pus klatwa sahali ukuk… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 47

(Previous installment here.)  17 more to go!  “…a good white man helped us with the prayers he said while we were in the water…” …nsaika gitop, pi nsaika aiak klatwa kopa styuil haws,… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & priest go to Europe, part 46

(Previous installment here.) <45000> iaka tilikom; pi <Vannes, 23000>; pi ukuk …it has 45,000 people; and Vannes, [with] 23,000; and this  Nant tawn, drit aias tawn, <133000> tilikom. Iawa nsaika Nantes town is… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 45

(Previous installment here.)      <Augan. x Malansac. x Nantes.>      Iawa naika mokst sistirs kilapai kopa klaska ilihi, pi nsaika     Then my two sisters went back to their hometown,… Continue reading