Nooksack Monthly Words

Come experience our language & culture with us in our monthly word series. See all of our past words here and check back for more monthly.

May's Word:

tl’a7áshen: welcome!

Meaning: Welcome. Invite, an invitation. Such as in a potlatch. Welcoming people. You are welcome here.

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April's Word:

Yómech: spring salmon

Spring salmon, Chinook salmon, King salmon

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April's Word:

Laq’álh: right, correct

Right, correct, alright, okay, absolutely correct. Also means ‘enough’.

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