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Cherokee Tribe calls for renaming highest point in Great Smoky Mountains NP

Long before the Great Smoky Mountains National Park's highest peak was named "Clingmans Dome," the Cherokee people called the mountain "Kuwahi" for hundreds of years.


Now, tribal members are hoping to return to the Kuwahi name. Last Thursday, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council passed a resolution in support of renaming the mountain, which is located along the Tennessee-North Carolina border.


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/07/19/great-smoky-mountains-clingmans-dome-cherokee-kuwahi/10095266002/

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