31 Aug '15, 3pm

Obama Renames Mount McKinley as Denali to Honor Native Americans via @ecowatch

The continent’s highest peak at 20,320 feet was dubbed Mount McKinley by a prospector in 1896 to honor William McKinley of Ohio who had just been nominated for the presidency. The government officially recognized the mountain as Mount McKinley in 1917. After much protest, in 1975 the state of Alaska changed the name back to Denali, which is derived from a Koyukon Athabascan word meaning “high” or “tall.” But the name change on a federal level has been pending for 40 years.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/08/31/obama-renames-mckinley-den...

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