Sunday - Spent the day working on
Indian language - "Louchoux" - Athapas
=can, with Johnie McLeod & Phillip,
a Porcupine river Indian.
Spent the day with John M. McLeod,
and two Louchoux Indians writing a
vocabulary of the Slavi and Louchoux.
McLeod is the son of a Hudson Bay Co.
factor - 26 yrs. old - and has resided
on the Mackenzie river, Yukon & in
the interior of British N.A. all his life
as hunter and trapper. Have just
presented him with a book "Hunting the
Grisly" by Pres. Thodore Roosevelt.
McLeod is a splendid hunter and has
killed many of that animal - and of
all kinds of game in this region.
He talks every Indian language in this
region - 7 dialects fluently.