The Jasper Parks Canada and agreed on an appropriate temporary name for the former Pocahontas , located in the park’s eastern end.Forum has collaborated with
According to a report, Parksis committed to an ecosystem of national heritage sites that acknowledges and honors the contributions of both contemporary and historical people, their history, their cultures, and the unique relationships peoples have with their ancestral waters and lands.
On Friday, members of the Advisory Group and Parksannounced the decision to select Miette as an interim stage to the decision-making process. The chosen name Miette is consistent with existing names used in the region of Jasper . The is located along Miette Road, which leads guests through the Miette River to the Miette Hot Springs.
All parties have agreed to discuss a mutually acceptable permanentname that honors cultures and ties in Jasper .
field unit superintendent, Jasper
In the meantime, Miettewill appear on all signs, correspondence, and reservations and will also be reflected in the names of the area’s warden and hiking trail.
Reservations seekers will find Mietteunder its new temporary name for booking purposes.
According to Parks, honoring connection to place is essential for actions and outcomes related to reconciliation. They acknowledge that peoples’ cultures and identities are rooted in the land.
“Parksis committed to ensuring connections are honored and rights are respected.”