Presented, for your consideration: outsiders’ folk-linguistic perceptions of Indian names. White folks love thinking about them. They have weird phonology… We have found that the easiest way to pronounce certain Indian names is to… Continue reading
There’s a progressive coupon-book company in the West who go by “Chinook Book“. The story of that name is an interesting historical tie-in… Our Purpose The original Chinook Book was published in Seattle… Continue reading
This talk was fun to give! “The Chinook Jargon We Never Knew–But Will“ David Robertson speaks at Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon, April 3rd, 2013.