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Priest house

Chief David Johnson, Esk’et/Alkali Lake Reserve (northern Secwepemc territory), BC, said in an interview: We had an old log building back here before, that’s where we used to feed the priests…that’s what they… Continue reading

Oral history: remembering Chinuk pipa shorthand writing

Oral history reminiscences of Chinuk pipa (‘Chinook writing’, the endangered writing system associated with Chinook Jargon in southern interior British Columbia. DOCUMENT NAME/INFORMANT: DAVID & CELESTINE JOHNSON #1 INFORMANT’S ADDRESS: ALKALI LAKE RESERVE BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERVIEW… Continue reading