On April 16, 2012, Arizona's largest state-wide daily newspaper, The Arizona Republic, published an article by Dennis Wagner, titled, Tribes embrace native names to preserve culture; subtitled: Return to original place names preserves cultures, fixes wrongs.

The article is about a national movement to preserve Native culture...by replacing derogatory English place names, such as Squaw, Redskins, Savages, etc., with their original Native names and also restoring Native names to sacred places/sites. This same article is published on the USA Today newspaper's website. At this website it is titled: ancient echoes: tribes embrace native names .

Dennis Wagner interviewed me [Tomas Dahlheimer] for the article. Mr. Wagner is a reporter at The Arizona Republic and correspondent for USA Today, the widest circulated print newspaper in the United States. The article includes a segment titled, Translation of insults, in it there are three paragraphs about my effort to change several Minnesota place names. "Snake River" and "Rum River" where mentioned.

The article mentions Robert Satiacum, a member of the Puyallup Tribe, and a national leader of this movement. We have been corresponding on the telephone and on faced book. He learned about the publication of this USA Today web site article from me and now has a link to it on the home page of his organization's [Restore Native Names Alliance] web site .

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