Yellowstone renames mountain linked to massacre of Native Americans

Peak renamed First Peoples Mountain was known as Mount Doane after Gustavus Doane who led attack that killed 173 people in 1870

Yellowstone national park has renamed the peak that was once known as Mount Doane to First Peoples Mountain, in a decision to strip from the famed wildlands an “offensive name” evoking the murders of nearly 200 Native Americans, officials said.

In a 9 June announcement, National Park Service authorities also said they might weigh similar renamings in the future.

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