Two descendants of two enemy leaders have joined together to advocate changing the name of Harney Peak.
Karen Little Thunder is a descendant of Brulé Chief Little Thunder, who was injured at Blue Water Creek in 1855. Eighty-six men, women and children died in that massacre led by U.S. Army General William S. Harney.
Paul Stover Soderman is a seventh-generation descendant of General Harney.
The two traveled to Washington, D.C., in September to testify before a hearing of the federal Board on Geographic Names.