TitleIndigenous Place Names in North America
DescriptionThis collection offers users a point of entry to explore the indigenous place names in North America indexed in the WHG. This list does not include every place name in our system, just the datasets or...more
Keywordstoponyms, North America, indigenous place names
Datasets (5) download options
  • Title: Indigenous Place Names in Florida (1076)
  • Description: Place names from "A provisional gazetteer of Florida place-names of Indian derivation, either obsolescent or retained, together with others of recent application" edited by Mark F. Boyd, Tallahassee, ...more
  • Temporal coverage: 1504 / 1956
  • Created: 24 May 2022
  • Number of records: 100
  • Title: Indigenous Place Names of the Yukon (1052)
  • Description: Selected indigenous place names from Gazetteer of Yukon created by the Yukon Geographical Place Names Program. The dataset includes names from Yukon First Nations people including: Kaska, Tlingit, Tag...more
  • Temporal coverage: 2022 / 2022
  • Created: 23 May 2022
  • Number of records: 99
  • Title: Indigenous Place Names of Western PA (1358)
  • Description: A collection of Indigenous place names of Western PA, originating from various local tribes. These Indigenous names are pulled from a collection of place names from George P. Donehoo's book A History ...more
  • Temporal coverage: 1521 / 9999
  • Created: 22 Sep 2023
  • Number of records: 13
  • Title: Sq_ replacement names (US Board on Geographic Names) (1094)
  • Description: In response to the Department of the Interior Secretarial Order 3404 this is the list of U.S. Board on Geographic Names approved official Sq_ replacement names. On November 19, 2021, Order 3404 declar...more
  • Temporal coverage: 2022 / 2022
  • Created: 12 Sep 2022
  • Number of records: 643
  • Title: Turtle Island Decolonized: Mapping Indigenous Names across “North America” (1395)
  • Description: This dataset is a reproduction of cartographical data from "Turtle Island Decolonized: Mapping Indigenous Names across 'North America'" with the permission of the Decolonial Atlas. The dataset contain...more
  • Temporal coverage: 2014 / 9999
  • Created: 29 Nov 2023
  • Number of records: 271