Tony Johnson
Cathlapotle Plankhouse in Ridgefield, Washington
September 25, 2010

Tony Johnson presents a Chinook Wawa language lesson to teachers as part of an educational workshop, “Northwest Native Revolutions – The View from Cathlapotle” on September 25, 2010 at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse in Ridgefield, Washington.

Part I: A History of Chinook Wawa | Time: 8:50
Tony Johnson introduces Chinook Wawa and discusses the origins of Wawa as an indigenous and living language.
Part II: Chinook Wawa in the Fur Trade | Time: 8:58
Tony Johnson discusses Chinook Wawa as a trade language that brought people of different cultures together.
Part III: Chinook Wawa Vocabulary and Linguistics | Time: 9:55
Tony Johnson discusses Chinook Wawa vocabulary, linguistic articulations, and shared sound systems in Northwest Coast languages.
Part IV: Speaking Chinook Wawa | Time: 9:53
Tony Johnson discusses Chinook Wawa as an adaptive language.