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Tomanowish and the Nespelim riders, conversing in Chinook with the buckayros

From a first-class book out of Washington State University Press in Pullman, WA titled¬†Forgotten Trails: Historical Sources of the Columbia’s Big Bend Country by Ron Anglin (1995): Page 145: In July of 1858,… Continue reading

They believe that those who speak the jargon are King George men

A “Letter from Frazer River” [sic, the usual spelling back then] takes up parts of columns 3 and 4 on page 2 in the Olympia, Washington Territory¬†Pioneer and Democrat edition of Friday, August… Continue reading