June 27, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 26

Senate to consider renaming McKinley to Denali

In a victory for the Native cultures of Interior Alaska, a U.S. Senate committee voted last week to rename the tallest peak in North America, Mount McKinley, to its original Koyukon-Athabaskan name of “Denali.”

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A U.S. Senate committee voted last week to rename the tallest peak in North America, Mount McKinley, its original Koyukon-Athabaskan name of “Denali,” clearing a path for full Senate approval.

The Senate Energy and Natural Re...

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