If you aren’t active in certain circles of the Chinook Jargon community, it might come as a surprise to you that there are tons of memes in Chinuk Wawa. I thought I would take a moment today to share the top 5 of the past few weeks.
#1 Deepfried Lazer-eyes Le Jeune (aka “kata maika?”)
A classic meme. Nearly unlimited potential. Credit to Gab for this one.
Pus maika skukum pus nanich ukuk chinuk pipa, drit tlus maika latit. Credit to Q’alis for this one.
Made during the height of the Gamestop craze – “pos ‘r/wallstreetbets’-tilikum maika alta pi wuẖt maika kumtuks chinook-peipa”
#4 The Tl’onas Brothers
Tl’onas okok ‘Tl’onas Brothers’ tlaska, tl’onas heilo. Credit to Raccoon Juice.
#5 The Oregon Oiẖut
Tloosh maika mamook-liplip chuḵ ilip maika mukmuk. It’s a dangerous place out there. Credit to Stubs.
Masi for the memes everyone. Keep them coming.