Black Elk Peak Activists Celebrate Name Change; Daugaard and Thune Dismayed
Phil Little Thunder Sr. and Paul Stover Soderman walk and pray on Black Peak, South Dakota.
Black Elk Peak Activists Celebrate Name Change; Daugaard and Thune Dismayed SDPB Radio | By Victoria Wicks
August 11, 2016 at 7:40 PM CDT
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names has changed the name of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak.
Governor Dennis Daugaard and U.S. Senator John Thune have each issued a brief news release expressing dismay at the decision.
But activists who have worked on the name change for more than a year are gratified to see results. SDPB's Victoria Wicks is covering this story and has more on this latest decision.
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