Squaw Valley

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Famous California Ski Resort Is Dropping 'Derogatory' Name

Squaw Valley hasn't settled on new name yet

(Newser) - California’s popular Squaw Valley Ski Resort will change its name because the word "squaw" is a derogatory term for Native American women, officials announced Tuesday. The site was the scene of the 1960 Winter Olympics. The decision was reached after consulting with local Native American groups and extensive... More »

Team USA Gains Gold Medal Game

Americans will play for elusive medal on anniversary of Squaw Valley triumph

(Newser) - The torment began almost immediately. The shot by Ryan Malone of the US into a wide-open net left Finland goalie Miikka Kiprusoff staring at the ceiling and shaking his head. What happened next in today's semifinal jolted Canada Hockey Place: The Americans scored four times on Kiprusoff in a six-goal... More »

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