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Making Wawa : the genesis of Chinook jargon

Making Wawa : the genesis of Chinook jargon

Author: George Lang
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : University of British Columbia Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A two-edged sword of reconciliation and betrayal, Chinook Jargon (aka Wawa) arose at the interface of "Indian" and "White" societies in the Pacific Northwest. Wawa's sources lie first in the language  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Glossaires, vocabulaires, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Lang
ISBN: 9780774815260 0774815264
OCLC Number: 318674597
Language Note: Includes some text in Chinook jargon.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Acknowledgments A Note on Orthography Introduction 1 The Nootka Jargon 2 Pidgin Chinook 3 Approximations at Astoria 4 The Hothouse of Fort Vancouver 5 Waves of Wawa Conclusion Appendix - Manuscript 195: A partially Annotated Early Glossary of Chinook Jargon Chronology Notes References Index
Responsibility: George Lang.


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