Last-minute appeal: Spirit Lake members urge NCAA to heed ‘voices of our people’

November 29, 2010 at 3:02 pm in Grand Forks Herald

Members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Nation who favor UND retaining the Fighting Sioux nickname made a last-minute appeal Monday to the NCAA, asking that the association “re-examine” the 2007 legal settlement that imposed a deadline for the university to obtain tribal permission to continue using the name. Continue Reading