Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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VANCOUVER. x-18s. The Vancouver Park Board has unanimously adopted a motion calling the name of Siwash Rock an "ongoing symbol of disrespect," and proposing three Vancouver-area First Nations work with the board to find a new name. Park Board Commissioner Catherine Evans says she only found out last spring that Siwash is a derogatory name for an Indigenous person but she also learned that members of the Squamish Nation have been asking for a change for years. She says the matter has now been put to a special working group which includes members of the three Coast Salish First Nations.

("...what happens.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Evans calls it a little step, but says she is pleased at least some action is being taken. …

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