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Retiring its racist name, historic Squaw Valley resort will become Palisades Tahoe

September 13, 2021

The historic Squaw Valley ski resort near Lake Tahoe will be renamed Palisades Tahoe after its owners determined that the term “squaw” was offensive to Indigenous women. The new name — meaning steep, high cliffs — is a reference to the sheer granite faces and chutes around the resort. The new logo resembles an eagle above two mountain peaks. The name will represent both the current Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts in Northern California. LA Times