Western North Dakota area is officially Homesteader’s Gap

If you saw it on a map before Thursday, it would have been called Squaw Gap. Today, it’s called Homesteader’s Gap. It’s a small, unincorporated place South of Williston, and it’s at the forefront of reconsidered thinking when it comes to what we call our places. It’s a simple idea: words matter. While we don’t always all think of them in the same way, the Department of the Interior has the final say. And they’re pushing names containing derogatory terms out. Get the full story from the Williston Herald.

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Maddie Davis, Williston Herald


Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)