Offensive place names dot the American landscape. Efforts to change them are about to get a lot faster.

By Karin Brulliard

December 17, 2021

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado takes immense pride in the soaring peaks, sparkling creeks and red rocks that have made it famous as a wilderness wonderland. But in recent months, the state has been publicly grappling with shame over what some of those landmarks are called. Read the full Washington Post Article here.

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Mestaa'ėhehe Coalition

The Mestaa'ėhehe Coalition brings together tribal representatives from the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, Denver Area Indigenous Leaders, and allies to rename Mt. Evans as Mt. Blue Sky. The Coalition was established in the summer of 2020, and successfully worked to rename Sq__ Mountain to Mestaa'ėhehe Mountain and advises on other renaming efforts in Colorado.


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