Question for all on Native or traditional place names


As part of the USGS mapping efforts, the Awe are very interested in Geographic Names (place names) and a developing part of this are Native American place names or traditional place names. I know there has been a lot of work done with these names in Idaho and even in Hawaii, but I'm not really aware of any other efforts or interest in Washington State.

If you or someone you know is working on this sort of project with a Tribe in Washington, plans to, or would be interested please let me know or have them contact me.


Tom Carlson, PhD.
USGS WA Geospatial Liaison
WA NSDI Partnership Office
934 Broadway, Suite 300
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 552-1682  FAX (253) 552-1581
Cell (253) 302-1287
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