Klap pee tsolo, Chinook Wawa

by Zbigniew

“Why is some of the Pacific Slope’s tenderest 19th century love poetry hidden away in Chinook songs[?]”

Charles Lillard, in Terry Glavin’s A Voice Great Within Us

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Cultus kopa nika.

Cultus kopa nika. Nika switat.

Ah, nika switat, pee kahta mika klatawa kopa town.

Cultus kopa nika.

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Chinook Jargon - Hibben