Tag Archive: sticks

“In the sticks” and back to Chinuk Wawa

My friend muskwatch posted a question on this blog: Does anyone know if the phrase “in the sticks” comes from Chinook Jargon?

Saibashi, sasquatch, Toisan, BC

For several years, I’ve been wanting to write more about saibashi…

Bella Coola Courier, May 31, 1913

The Bella Coola [BC] Courier, May 31, 1913: This newspaper issue carries a vivid full-front-page narrative of Empire Day celebrations at the Indian reserve in Bella Coola, British Columbia.  Lots of interesting 100-year-old… Continue reading