Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Stick

In a “stick illahee” (forest) one could easily find both "mitwhit stick" (a standing tree) and “whim stick” (a fallen tree), as well as the occasional “koko stick” (wood-pecker)....

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Department of Bioregion proud to partner with Seattle Extinction Rebellion XR

Come join the Seattle Extinction Rebellion at their artbuild at the Cascadia compound March 31st. 4601 Shilshole Ave NW 98107 at 1pm....

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Klootchman

Historically, “klootchman” only referred to a First Nations adult woman, unless combined with another word, such as “Kingchauch klootchman” (Englishwoman) “Boston klootchman” (American woman), or some other descriptor, such as “tenas klootchman” (girl; young woman)....

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Cascadia Day BBQ & Flag Making

Celebrate Cascadia Day! BBQ - Flag Making - Fireside Come enjoy this bioregional holiday with your fellow Cascadians in Seattle....

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Native Place Names – How Wy’East (Mount Hood) came to be.

The native names for the mountains of the Cascade Range tell an engaging story, where the volcanoes becomes a community of dynamic and interconnected characters as they feature in myths and legends explaining how the land was formed and the millennia long relationship people have had with it. This article…...

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A Magazine to Capture the ‘Shared Culture’ of Cascadia – Great Article by the Tyee on Cascadia Magazine

The Cascadia Magazine had a wonderful article in the Canadian based Tyee featuring a full length interview and discussion of Cascadia with the founder Andy Engelson....

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River Basin Map of the Cascadia Bioregion of North America

Released publicly for the first time ever, the Department of Bioregion is excited to announce a partnership with the geographer and cartographer Robert Szucs to produce in high detail this watershed map of the Cascadia Bioregion....

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First Cascadia Illahee Diplomat Training a Great Success

Our first Cascadia diplomat training hosted eight wonderful Cascadians for a full day of learning about Cascadia, bioregionalism and brainstorming projects that diplomats would like to undertake. Diplomats are long term movement volunteers who undertake Cascadia projects that grow the Cascadia movement, get us closer to the idea being a…...

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Potlatch

The potlatch was the ceremonial distribution of property and gifts practiced among the First Nations of Cascadia along the Pacific coast, particularly the Kwakiutl, and were an institutional foundation of coastal society and economics....

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Our next Cascadia Diplomat Training Announced May 11 & 12

We are excited to announce our next Cascadia Diplomat Training May 11 & 12 to launch this years Cascadia Culture Week....

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