American Indian

Mount Rainier Name Change
6:45 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Tribal Alliance Seeks To Restore Native Name For Mount Rainier

Puyallup tribe members want to change the name of Mount Rainier back to its native name, Ti'Swaq'
Tom Banse Northwest News Network

ROY, Wash. - Mount Rainier was once known by its many native names. Now, an alliance of tribal members is moving forward with a proposal to restore an original name to this Northwest landmark. But a long bureaucratic process lies ahead, as correspondent Tom Banse reports.

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