It’s official! McKinley is Denali, again

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The president used his executive power to officially restore the Koyukon Athabascan name for the peak at the center of Denali National Park. The 20,320 foot-mountain has been known by Natives, and later locals (and later most everybody), as “Denali” (meaning “the great one” or “the high one”) for thousands of years.

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Photo credit: NPS/Tim Rains