As one of the last speakers of the Chinook trading language, she is credited with:

A Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, by Beatrice J. Spalding. Pender Island, B.C.: [published by the author], 1947.

A Gulf Islands Patchwork: Some Early Events on the Islands of Galiano, Mayne, Saturna, North and South Pender. Peninsula Printing Co. Ltd., 1977.

[BCBW 2016] "Chinook"