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First Nations want Calgary to be renamed “Elbow Town” –

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 201975 Views

February 5, 2019

CALGARY – If a group of First Nations get their wish, Calgary will be renamed “Wichispa Oyade” — Stoney Nakoda terms that roughly translate to mean elbow town.

The Stoney Nakoda have applied to have a long list of well-known places across southern Alberta changed to reflect traditional names given by their people.

Their application letter to the Alberta government also includes Canmore, the Bow River, and dozens of other sites they consider to be part of their territory.

The First Nations argue the English or Cree names many of these places fail to reflect their specific Indigenous history.

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