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News Flash: North Dakota State Bison Football fans still dislike their century old arch-enemy, the Fighting Sioux from the University of North Dakota! News Flash: Some Bison fans still chant Sioux ... Posted on 1/18/12 at 9:08 PM
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I received a note from the Herald's editor and publisher this afternoon that we will be phasing out using "Fighting Sioux" to describe UND's athletic teams beginning immediately.
That means tomorrow'... Posted on 12/2/11 at 5:16 PM
BISON MEDIA BLOG Sounds familiar
Had to raise my eyebrow over aparagraph in Grand Forks Herald story this morning on Rep. Al Carlson and the UND nickname issue:
"(Carlson) also suggested last week that Kelley or others at UND encour... Posted on 6/29/11 at 7:12 AM
N.D. higher ed board meets today About 50 people demonstrated outside UND’s Memorial Union on Wednesday. Some carried signs reading, “UND Sioux Logo = Identity Theft,” and “We Demand Our Civil Rights.”
At issue: Should group meet without members of namesake tribes? In their first meeting as a group Thursday, there already were strong divisions among some members of the UND Fighting Sioux nickname committee.
As a UND graduate and a former UND Names Commission member, I am submitting a proposal to UND students, educators and administrators to help resolve the continued controversy surrounding the UND nickname, “Fighting Sioux.”
I don’t know what the Sioux nation is thinking.
What will happen to the Sioux name after UND stops using it? I believe it will be found in the history books and be forgotten as soon as the students take the history test.
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