Yellowstone National Park changes name of Mount Doane to ‘First Peoples Mountain’
Announcement follows 15-0 vote affirming change by U.S. Board on Geographic Names
First Peoples Mountain (center) rises between Top Notch Peak (foreground) and Mt. Stevenson (back right) as seen from Avalanche Peak (Jacob Frank/Yellowstone National Park and the National Park Service via Flickr)
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