Grand Ronde dictionary coming soon Chinuk Wawa / kakwa nsayka ulman-tilixam laska munk-kemteks nsayka / As Our Elders Teach Us to Speak It [Paperback] The Chinuk Wawa Dictionary Project *** Update: It’s out! It’s… 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’.
[Speaker, who is a teacher, says an acronym, then:] “That’s a pneumonic for…” A way of breathing that helps you remember things? Deep! Heard on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” today.
Cochran, Barbara F. 2011. Seven frontier women and the founding of Spokane Falls. Spokane, WA: Tornado Creek Publications. [Written 1986 or 1987, just before the author’s death.–DDR] page 8: (in chapter I about… Continue reading