By: KDKA-TV News Staff
FOX CHAPEL, Pa. (KDKA) — Fox Chapel will remove the word “squaw” from two roads and the trail system in the community.READ MORE: Gov. Tom Wolf Visits East Liberty To Promote Affordable Health Care
The term is considered derogatory for Native American women. The borough council voted Monday to come up with new names for the roads and the trail system.READ MORE: President Joe Biden Pleads With States To Use COVID-19 Relief Money To Pay People To Get Vaccinated
The name of Squaw Run Tributary will remain for now because it runs through several communities.
In August, the O’Hara Township Council voted to change the name of Squaw Valley Park to O’Hara Township Community Park.MORE NEWS: Eviction Moratorium Update: Without An Extension, What Happens To Renters After July 31?
A petition drive promoted O’Hara Township to remove the “Squaw Valley Park” sign.