So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 61

[The pope] placed his hand on Louis’ and Celestin’s [Chillihitzia’s] head, [and] he also gave a large medal to them (Previous installment here.) Sint Irin ankati tlap kopa Shirusalim ukuk shin, pi iaka lolo [NULL] St… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs and a priest go to Europe, part 60

There used to not be a path to get down to this prison, only a hole in the middle where they threw down the people… (Previous installment here.) […] iht ilihi iaka nim Subiako, kah… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 59

(Previous installment here.) …I prayed mass and we hurried off, Père Bunoz with us…   […] pi klaska ayu styuil kopa Tlus Mari pus iaka mamuk komtaks kopa […] and they prayed and prayed to… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs and a priest go to Europe, part 58

The leaders of Rome have put quite a lot of money into their people’s cemetery. But Louis was feeling tired, so we couldn’t stroll about it for long. (Previous installment here.) […]kimta kopa ShK,… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 57

(Previous installment here.) mimlus kopa Rom. Wik iaka sik tomtom kopa ukuk: iaka tlap did [go] die in Rome. He wasn’t sorry about this; he took tlus tomtom, iaka komtaks, wik lili alta… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs & a priest go to Europe, part 56

…she looks as if she had just died; her flesh hasn’t rotted; this is a real miracle. (Previous installment here.) […]mokst man, kopa tlun tilikom. <x> Iawa ankati styuil tilikom […]two men, for three… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs + a priest go to Europe, part 55

…there, at one time, an evil chief killed St Paul; his head was cut [off], his head fell to the ground, then it bounced, then hit the ground some ways away, then again bounced, and again hit… Continue reading

So 2 chiefs and a priest go to Europe, part 54

…Impror Konstantain mamuk ShK styuil haws iawa… (Previous installment here.) Ayu wiht tilikom mitlait, klaska tiki tlap oihat pus nanich There were many other people there who wanted to find a way to… Continue reading

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