Elders Speaking Chinook Wawa

One of the best ways to learn any language is to listen and one of the best ways to listen is listening to elders. Although it has historically been difficult to find recordings of Chinook online, http://www.bcchinookwawa.ca has made several amazing recordings available, transcribed and translated by Sam Sullivan. Visit their site to see themContinue reading “Elders Speaking Chinook Wawa”

Coldwater – A Tale of Repression and Resistance

Both a chilling tale of colonial repression of traditional indigenous practices and an inspiring tale of the resistance of those who stood up for their beliefs. This is the story of several indigenous men from Coldwater Reserve BC, Canada, who confronted French Catholic missionary Jean-Marie Le Jeune and stood up for their traditional beliefs. TheContinue reading “Coldwater – A Tale of Repression and Resistance”