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tillicum

(ˈtɪlɪkəm)
n
informal US and Canadian (in the Pacific Northwest) a friend
[from Chinook Jargon, from Chinook tlxam kin, esp as distinguished from chiefs]
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Our driver entered our first destination (Tillicum Crossing) into her smartphone and proceeded to let it direct her.
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Supported by funding from: Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Kloshe Tillicum Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research.
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She took her class of theater students to Tillicum, where "cultural identity seems to be packaged, bought, and sold" (53).
In the legend that old tillicum tells the boy, a medicine man has a vision of the future.
She reported that the chiefs were "very lonely and homesick" (11) and that although she knew "very little of the coast dialects" at the time, her Chinook greeting, "Klahowya Tillicum," (12) created an instant bond between Johnson and Capilano.
Chinook Jargon English chikchik car; wagon heehee laughter; to laugh humm bad smell kamooks dog klahowya hello lalang language mama mother mahsie thank you muckamuck food papa father pehpah paper piupiu to stink polaklie night pusspuss cat sick tumtum sad siks friend skookum strong tillicum person tumtum heart; mind wawa word Count to 10 in Chinook Jargon!