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Cascadia Center for Leadership opens 2020 Application Cycle

The Cascadia Center for Leadership, which is celebrating 20 years of training and supporting local leaders, is accepting applications for its 2020 10-day Leadership Development Program. The application deadline is Oct. 18, 2019....

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THOSE WHO PRESERVE THE PAST, AND THOSE WHO DESTROY THE FUTURE: The Tragedy of the Southern Oregon Historical Society

A history of those who built, and those who destroyed the Medford Southern Historical Society, and how you can make an impact....

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Delate

DELATE [de-LATEY’] or [de-LEYT’] — adjective, adverb. Meaning: Physically straight, direct, true, truly, exact, definite, definitely, sincere, sincerely, sure, authentic; accurate; without equivocation; without hesitation. Origin: Either a corruption of English, straight; or Norman French drette > standard French droite ‘right’, both the directional and legal senses. Often used to…...

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MLS withdraws prohibition of Anti-Fascist “Iron Front” Symbol in Victory for Cascadia Supporter Groups

In a victory for the Cascadia Major League Soccer supporter groups, the Major League Soccer federation has rescinded a prohibition on the use of the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol as they work with fans to rewrite their code of conduct. The symbol was recently banned, with the league trying to…...

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New open source ‘Cascadia Code’ released for Windows Terminal

For all coders & developers - in their latest release for Windows Terminal, Microsoft has released a new open source Cascadia Code font package....

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Hyak

HYAK [HY’-ak] — adverb. Meaning: Swift; fast; quick; hurry; make haste Origin: Chinook ai-ak Used to denote speed, urgency, or even frequency, as seen in “hyak hyak” (so often) or “hyak kilapi” (return quickly), and could even be used as an imperative simply meaning “Hurry!” or “Hurry up!” The word…...

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Chuck

CHUCK [chuhk] or [tsuk] — noun. Meaning: water; liquid; river; stream Origin: Nuu-chah-nulth chauk, chahak; Chinook, tltsuk; Clatsop, tl’chukw, fresh water Used to refer to any fluid or body of water, such as “cooley chuck” (river), “tenaschuck” (lake; pond), “sagalie chuck” (holy water; magical potion; hot spring), and “cultus chuck”…...

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Cascadia Seaweed & Nuu-chah-nulth Partnership Transforming Plant Based Food Industry

The Cascadia Seaweed Corporation and First Nation owned Nuu-cha-nulth Seafood are revolutionizing the plant based food industry by becoming the worlds largest kelp & seaweed based farming & harvesting company....

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Tenas

TENAS [TEN’-as]  — adjective.   [ten’-AS] or [dun’-US] — noun. Meaning: Small; few; little; lesser; weak; young;  a child; a youth Origin: Nuu-chah-nulth tanassie; Toquaht tenas, “child” Opposite of skookum, hyas, and hiyu in differing contexts, tenas often occurs in place names in northern Cascadia, as at Tenass Lake, just north…...

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Cascadia is Leading the Fight for Non-Binary Rights

Outside of Cascadia, there are only a handful of places that legally recognize non-binary persons, yet Cascadia has been at the forefront of non-binary rights since the issue fist emerged. Here’s the current state of (and a short history of) non-binary recognition in Cascadia....

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