National Geographic Offers Interactive US Map with Translated Native Names

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/04/departments/native-names-interactive National Geographic has created a fantastic interactive “Native Names” U.S. map. Towns and states with native names are labeled with their names’ literal translations–so you see “Shakes Himself” instead of “Kupunkamint Mountain, MT” and “They are killers” instead of Yosemite, CA.

[American Indian Library Association listserv posting]

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