Published On: Fri, Aug 26th, 2022
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Swastika Mountain’s new name set to honour Indigenous leader instead of evoking Nazi history

Swastika Mountain in Oregon

When two 19-year-old hikers vanished on Oregon’s Swastika Mountain, the modest butte in the middle of nowhere ended up rising in prominence due to its offensive name. Now the Oregon Geographic Names Board is considering naming the mountain after Chief (Halo) Halito.

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