CascadiaNow! is excited to share a new short video produced by film students Nicky Smit and Sebastian Teagan that features a quick look at our annual Cascadia Convergence, and talks a little bit more about CascadiaNow! and the Cascadia movement at large. Take a peak below!
This is an article recently written by Ryan Holmes, the founder and CEO of Hootsuite, for Inc 500. It concisely sums up the attraction of Cascadia as a bioregion, as well as the logic behind opening up lines for the movement of people and ideas across borders. To read the article on the Inc 500 website please click here
The lone standing Douglas Fir symbolizes endurance, defiance & resilience against fire, flood, catastrophic change & even against the anthropocentric Man. All these symbols of color & icon come together to symbolize what being Cascadian is all about."
Over the week of September 18-21, CitiesAlive will be hosting the 15th annual Green Roof & Wall Conference.CascadiaNow! is delighted to be attending this conference, and to take part in steps towards a more green and sustainable architecture within our region.
WHAT IS CHINOOK WAWA? Chinook Jargon (also known as chinuk wawa) originated as a pidgin trade language in Cascadia long before the first European explorers arrived, incorporating elements of the Wakashan, Salishan, Athapaskan, and Penutian languages. After contact, many new words were added from French and English.