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Cecil Paul

Cecil Paul, also known as Wa'xaid, his Xenaksiala name, is an elder, activist and orator, and is one of the last fluent speakers of Xenaksiala. He is a leader in protecting Kitlope, the largest intact temperate rainforest watershed in the world. He lives in his ancestor's traditional territory.

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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