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Science: Social Sciences: Linguistics: Languages: Natural: Penutian: Chinook
- A description of Chinook Jargon with definitions of a few sample words.
The Chinook Jargon
- An introduction to this trading pidgin comprised of Native American, English and French words used by the pioneers and Indians on the western frontier.
Gibbs' Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon
- A complete reprint of: Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections (161), A Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or Trade Language of Oregon. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution by George Gibbs. Washington: Smithsonian Institution: March, 1863.
- Semi-monthly newsletter about the Chinook Jargon, a mixture of French, Northwest native languages and English. This is an extensive site with grammar, vocabulary, history, news articles and maps.
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