You can now display Chinuk Pipa text on your device!
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Non-credit enrollment is open for Chinuk Wawa classes at Lane Community College!
Check out ce.lanecc.edu, browse courses and click “languages.” The cost is only $50 and classes will be taking place online! See the graphic above for details. They teach Grand Ronde-style Chinook in these courses, but I highly recommend you take them no matter what sort of Chinook Wawa you’re interested in! Thank you so muchContinue reading “Non-credit enrollment is open for Chinuk Wawa classes at Lane Community College!”
You Can Now Type Chinuk Pipa!
Check it out here! It’s still a work in progress and there’s still a few bugs to work out, but generally it works great! Thank you so much to David Corbett for his amazing work. If you notice any problems please let us know. You can use ; at the start of a word toContinue reading “You Can Now Type Chinuk Pipa!”
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The story of our trip through BC
The Douglas Treaties Re-Jargonized
A translation of one of the Douglas Treaties back into Chinook Jargon…
Wartime Chinuk Wawa – August J. Jules’s Letter From France
Another Chinuk Wawa letter from the front…
Chinuk Pipa in the Trenches – William Pierriche’s letter from the front
A Chinuk Pipa letter sent back from the front during WW1…
What is the Kaltash Wawa?
The Kaltash Wawa is a Chinook Jargon (aka Chinuk Wawa) language newspaper published in BC’s shorthand alphabet – Chinuk Pipa – once widely used to write Chinook Jargon and other Indigenous language in British Columbia. This paper is written in Chinook Jargon as spoken and written in British Columbia as we can see in historicalContinue reading “What is the Kaltash Wawa?”