Obama: Denali, not McKinley

Via Vox: ‘On Sunday, the Obama administration announced that the peak formerly known as Mount McKinley will henceforth be known as “Denali,” its traditional Native Alaskan name.The mountain was officially named after President William McKinley in 1917, a gesture originally proposed by an Alaska gold prospector in recognition of McKinley’s support for the gold standard.The Denali name is widely supported by Alaskans regardless of ethnicity.Politicians from McKinley’s home state of Ohio are leading the opposition to the change.’