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A Voice Great Within Us - Lillard, Charles, and Glavin, Terry, and Galvin, Terry

Skookum, cultus, hyack, saltchuck, klahowya, tillicum: It is in words like these that the last vestiges of a lost British Columbian language remain. It was known as Chinook. Its use today is mainly confined to colloquialisms, and place names like Boston Bar, Canim Lake, Illahee Mountain, Snass Creek, and Skookumchuck. It began as a trading jargon, ... Read More

A Voice Great Within Us 1998, New Star Books

ISBN-13: 9780921586562

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