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a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook


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Concurrent with the exchange, "Encounter at Nichaqwli" (nee-chalk-lee) will commemorate the sizable population of Upper Chinookan people who called this region home.
HULLLOOELLELL (either a Chinookan or a Salishan tribe--Hod) has 7 Ls.
is a Kiksht Chinookan who is a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs in north-central Oregon.
After his Filipino father drowned fishing the rapids and his mother died soon after, he was raised by his Eastern Chinookan grandparents.
Native American fiber artist Pat Courtney Gold will discuss "The Chinookan Nations Encounter the Corps of Discovery," which examines Lewis and Clark's misunderstanding of Chinookan culture by looking at excerpts from their journals.
He's reading: `Right now I'm re-reading the historical records that deal with Chinookan Indians - starting with the maritime explorers and on through Lewis and Clark and the Astorians.