Tag Archive: David Robertson

Video: The Chinook Jargon we never knew…but will!

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. Advertisements

Thank you, Public Salon!

I want to put in a note of thanks to a remarkable cultural institution that I’ve recently become acquainted with: Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon in Vancouver, BC. Last week, I spoke at the… Continue reading

BC Indigenous people’s Chinuk pipa script: History, analysis and texts

BC Indigenous people’s¬†Chinuk pipa¬†script: History, analysis and texts. This is a paper I gave at the 47th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages in Cranbrook, BC on August 3rd, 2012. In it,… Continue reading

You can download my dissertation on Chinook Jargon

If you’re interested in Chinook Jargon, you can download the dissertation I just defended in the University of Victoria’s department of linguistics: “Kamloops Chinuk Wawa, Chinuk pipa, and the vitality of pidgins“ It’s… Continue reading