Chinook Jargon and How to Use It 1909 GEORGE LONG Northwest Native American Indian Fur Trade


Title: The Chinook Jargon and How to Use It: A Complete and Exhaustive Lexicon of the Oldest Trade Language of the American Continent

Author: George C. Shaw

Description: Staple-bound in red wraps, printed front cover with a photographic illustration paste-on. Light wear at head of spine (with a short split). Clean and unmarked. xvi, 65, [3] pages. 8.4 x 5.75 inches. Placed in a removable, clear archival sleeve.

A guide to the use of Chinook Jargon, the lingua franca of the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest.

Includes Chinook Jargon lexicon; index of vocabulary words; supplemental vocabulary (words not strictly Jargon or of local-use only); English-Chinook dictionary; introduction providing cultural context and historical background; three-page bibliography; explanatory notes; guide to pronunciation; and a pronouncing vocabulary.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Rainier Printing Company
Place: Seattle
Year: 1909

Keywords: Native American, Indian, language, Pacific Northwest, fur trade, trade language,

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