Cascadianspublic - created 11/19/03
Cascadia has had various names in the past and present. The Oregon Country or later Oregon Territory was the name applied by English speakers in the late 18th century. Chinook Illahee was the name for the region west of the Rockies in Chinook Jargon. In the 1970s environmental utopian novel by Ernest Callenbach the region was called Ecotopia.