Phoenix peak renamed after first American Indian woman to die in combat

PHOENIX - A federal panel on Thursday officially renamed Squaw…

PHOENIX – A federal panel on Thursday officially renamed Squaw Peak as Piestewa Peak for Army Spc. Lori Piestewa, the first American Indian woman to die in combat while serving in the U.S. military.  The renaming of one of Phoenix’s most popular hiking spots ends one of the country’s most contentious fights over a place name.  For more details, click here and return back to comment.

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