Named for Indian War General, Should Canby Consider a Change?

In the midst of a widespread national reckoning on America’s history with race relations, should Canby — a town named after one of the most prominent generals in the American Indian Wars, and the only one to be killed during them — consider changing its name?

Some think so.

“Given the current national discussion about place names, is it time for Canby to reconsider its own name?” asks John Manley, who lives outside of town, but has studied the history of the area. “I am not proposing it, but suggesting that the conversation start earlier rather than later.”

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