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Title Three hymns in Chinook, Tsimshian, and Salish [manuscript]: [c.1892]
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Translations by Rev. Charles Montgomery Tate, probably from around 1892, of lyrics of three traditional Christian hymns in three Indian languages. One verse and chorus of "Nothing but the blood of Jesus" is given in Chinook; one verse and chorus of "I’m going home to die no more" in Tsimshian; and two verses and chorus of "Sweet by and by" in Salish (Aukamenum), the language of the tribes of the Fraser River, British Columbia.
Names Lowry, Robert (1826-1899); Bennett, Sanford Fillmore (1836-1898)
Places Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada
Keywords song, hymn, translation, translator, Christianity, religion, church
Theme Missionaries and Education; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northwest Coast, Plateau
Language Chinook; Tsimshian; Salish
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 1523
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue