Tag Archive: olympia

Sluiskin’s warning! Kloshe nanich!

(Notice how I’m indulging in exclamations this week?!) Here, for you to practice reading connected Chinuk Wawa speech, is a much fuller account of the 1870 expedition to climb Mt. Rainier that was… Continue reading

Slocum tum-tum

I had to pull off the highway when I saw the sign for “Indian Shaker Church Road” at Mud Bay. This is a Native Christian denomination that has a strong historical association, I’ve… Continue reading

Potlatch Club ball invitation

The┬áDaily Morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) Tuesday, March 27, 1888, column 3. I invite your interpretations of this text! Most of it’s quite clear. ┬áSome is new to me. — Dave Potlatch Club Ball.… Continue reading