Stonewall Riot Leaders the focus of Cascadia’s Seattle PRIDE Parade entry.

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots; the spark that ignited a global upraising for LGBTQI+ rights that continues today. This special year, Cascadia’s Seattle PRIDE Parade contingent will commemorate the activists and leaders of that storied event: Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera....

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Cascadia to celebrate solstice in Seattle

Nothing says summer in Seattle quite like the Fremont Solstice Parade and Naked Bike Ride! The Department of Bioregion is excited to participate this year with a continent of painted up cyclists in Cascadia’s signature blue, white and green....

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Case Study: Introducing the Bioregional Learning Centre in South Devon, United Kingdom

The Cascadia Department of Bioregion is excited to share this case study featuring the Bioregional Learning Centre located in the South Devon bioregion in the United Kingdom and explore how this group of passionate artists, academics and organizers has adapted bioregional organizing strategies to their watersheds....

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How are you celebrating Cascadia Day? – Callout for Cascadia Day Actions/Activities

How are you celebrating Cascadia Day? Here is you chance to chime in and get connected with other Cascadians to celebrate our bioregional holiday.  ...

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Your Chinook Wawa Word of the Day: Opitsah

OPITSAH [o’-pit’-sah] — noun. Meaning: A knife; dagger; razor; something sharp Origin: Chinook óptsakh “a knife” Illustrating the flexibility and poetic nature of the Jargon, the word for knife forms the bases of many other words and terms within Chinook Wawa. While a fork was sometimes called “lapooshet”, it was…...

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Native Place Names – From Tahoma to Rainier and back.

Across much of Washington State the exclamation “The Mountain is out!” turns heads and unites hearts around our mutual love for Tahoma (Mount Rainier) and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. This blog post explores the provenance of the names applied to the tallest of Cascade peaks. ...

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CASCADIA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (April 11–14)

Every year Bellingham hosts the Cascadia International Women’s Film Festival, an event dedicated to showcasing the exceptional work of women directors from around the world. The festival, starting April 11 and running through the weekend,  is screening approximately 25 films over the course of the 3 1/2-day festival, and also…...

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Bioregional Beers Event to Launch Ecotopia Today: Learning From Cascadia Atlas

Join Brian Holmes, Howard Silverman, and Mack McFarland for a bioregional beer at The Oregon Public House, 700 NE Dekum St, on Saturday April 6th, at 3:30pm. They’ll discuss the online atlas Learning from Cascadia, as well as the futures of bioregionalism in the Anthropocene and a new interactive mapping tool that we…...

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3.31.2019: Cascadia Trans Visibility Day Flags & Patches Fundraiser

For a limited time only, in honor of Trans Day of Visibility (3-31-19), grassroots organizers have released a Cascadia trans patch to display pride and solidarity, as Cascadians, with those that identify as transgender....

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Come Camp with Us! – Free Camping for all Passport Holders & Members

COME CAMP WITH US!  The Department of Bioregional invites you to come enjoy the best of summer on our 93 acres filled with meandering streams, shaded glades, a working farm and fun for just about anyone! Join us at Camp Cascadia. ...

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